Grandmother, child rise from trauma with help from Childhaven
The Seattle Times, Jan 1, 2016
When Jeanné Cole sought custody of her granddaughter Hope, 5, their lives were in turmoil. Childhaven helped during the transition. “We’ve been through hell and back, and this was the one constant.” Read the full Fund For The Needy story in The Seattle Times.
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The Seattle Times Fund for the Needy Supports Childhaven
Seattle Times, November 20, 2015
Childhaven is proud to once again be one of 12 local agencies supported by The Seattle Times campaign.
Childhaven Named as Finalist for “Nonprofit of the Year”
Seattle Business Magazine, September 23, 2015
The award winner will be announced at a gala celebration on October 21, 2015
Childhaven President Featured In Leadership Series
The Marchex Leadership Series, July 24, 2015
Maria Chavez Wilcox speaks with an enthralled audience about her journey and her story.
Childhaven uses brain science to help at-risk kids fit in
Seattle Times, May 20, 2015
Says Jerry Large, “ending childhood neglect and abuse is possible, and it happens now at Childhaven.”
Maria Chavez Wilcox named 2015 Superhero For WA Families
Parentmap Magazine, April 8, 2015
Our vivacious leader has been at the helm of Childhaven since 2011, but ending the cycle of child abuse and neglect has been a lifelong passion.
Bestselling author Ashley Rhodes-Courter speaks on KING 5 about Childhaven
KING 5, March 13, 2015
As a national advocate and speaker for child welfare, Ashley Rhodes-Courter interviews about why Childhaven is King County’s solution to child abuse and neglect.
Vulnerable foster children are left swinging from home to home
Seattle Times, March 5, 2015
“Biological parents face difficult situations as they try to reunite with their children. We need more initiatives like King County’s Parents for Parents program and more organizations like Childhaven” says best-selling author Ashley Rhodes-Courter.
Patty Duke: ‘If I hadn’t gotten treatment, God knows what would have happened’
Seattle Times, March 2, 2014
Actress Patty Duke speaks of her mental illness, being the daughter of dysfunction, and what inspired her about Childhaven. “I thought, ‘Wow. There really is some place for kids to go.’ And not just the kids,” Duke said. They work with the abusive parents as well.
Childhaven’s love, care rescue lives and hope
Seattle Times, December 3, 2013
All of Aleesha Lysen’s best childhood memories come from her years at Childhaven, a therapeutic day care for abused and neglected children. Childhaven is one of 12 private, nonprofit organizations that benefit from The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.