Entries by Lydia McNeil

Marching with Pride

San Diego, CA— As it has for many years, Walden Family Services will march this Saturday, July 14 with the Pride Parade, a joyful celebration to “foster pride, equality, and respect for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities locally, nationally, and globally.”  Teresa Stivers, CEO of Walden Family Services, shares why this is an […]

Walden Family Services Receives Matching Funds from Parker Foundation

Thanks to the generosity of St. Germaine Children’s Charity as well as individual donors, Walden Family Services has received $5000 in matching funds in a grant from The Parker Foundation. The matching funds are an addition to a $15,000 grant benefitting Walden’s Transitional Housing Program (THP) for foster youth. THP ensures that young people transitioning […]

A Lifeline for Families in Conflict

The neglect and abuse that precedes a child’s entry into foster care has repercussions that can last a lifetime. For caregivers, dealing with a traumatized child’s emotional and behavioral issues can be worrisome, exhausting, and frustrating. For the child, it can be even worse as feelings of sadness, anger, and fear lead to a downward […]

Wine D’Vine Helps Youth in Foster Care Succeed

November 2, 2018 is a very important date for Walden Family Services! Preparations are already well underway for Wine D’Vine, a night of celebration with a special concert to raise funds for Walden’s programs for children and youth in foster care. Past headliners include John Fogerty and Peter Frampton, but the truly special highlight of […]