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Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc. offers prgrams for


inpatient care
, outpatient care, education and Siouxland Family Center


Clients served range from...

• students who could benefit from alternative education programming

• troubled teens who could benefit from our treatment program

• children and adult victims of abuse or domestic violence working to reclaim their dignity, self-esteem and confidence

• adolescents learning more appropriate ways to manage their anger and emotions

• children and adults who suffer from emotional, mental health and/or psychiatric issues

• parents wanting to improve their parenting skills

For more detailed information on the programming and associated services, please click on the Admission Info button above, or
click here.


 

                                           
Please Hear My Story in My Own Words...

C
lick here to hear from Steven, Josh, Ann, Ali, Charley and David.

The stories share their journey.  What brought them to Boys and Girls Home and how their lives have changed.

Face Off for Charity - 2015

January 29-31, 2015

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Check out the awesome auction items...



Holiday Traditions

Stringing pop Corn on the Tree…
Why do we put popcorn on your Christmas trees? 

The most likely reason behind the tradition of some people stringing popcorn along they're trees is that in Europe, trees were decorated with berries, popcorn, and assortments of nuts to feed the birds who couldn't get food in the harsh winters. Although in Europe people do not put popcorn on their Christmas trees, it is an American tradition.
 

String hope for a family in need by donating just $10 to buy diapers for a child.


I’m All Alone and Hungry…


The problem of childhood hunger is not simply a moral issue. Scientific evidence suggests that hungry children are less likely to become productive citizens. A child who is unequipped to learn because of hunger and poverty is more likely to be poor as an adult. As such, the existence of childhood hunger in the United States threatens future American prosperity.The IFBA members address child hunger through two programs: BackPack and Kids Cafe. 
Approximately 112,000 of Iowans children are food insecure. Here are some more facts about childhood hunger in Iowa and the nation.   

- In Iowa, 1 in 6 children are food insecure.
- More than 9 million children are estimated to be served by Feeding America, over 2 million of which are ages 5 and under, representing nearly 13 percent of all children under age 18 in the United States and over 72 percent of all children in poverty.
 - According to the USDA, an estimated 12.4 million children lived in food insecure (low food security and very low food security) households in 2007.   Read more....

$25 feeds a hungry teenager nutritious meals so they can concentrate on school.


Mom and Dad are Fighting…
 

The holidays are often thought of as the best time of the year. It is a time for loved ones, celebration, and joy. However, for victims of domestic violence, the holidays can be a very dark and scary time. Unrealistic expectations, financial pressures, and the increased consumption of alcohol can raise stress levels, which can contribute to incidents of domestic violence.
Since the holiday season is supposed to be the best time of the year, many people have high expectations.  Read more...

$50 provides therapy for a family that is hurting.

We Change Lives, but only with YOUR support.

PLEASE give generously today.


We Change Lives but we need your help. Please give generously today!

Your donation gives hope to those in need.  Together, We Change Lives.   To learn how you can help change lives  contact us. 

Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc.
Phone:  712-293-4700
Email:   
development@bghome.net


To visit our Boys and Girls Home of Alaska site, click here.