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11 In 2014 Family Services provided crisis counseling and case management to 11610 individuals throughout Northeast Wisconsin giving them strength and hope in their greatest time of need. Amanda was 16 years old when she was referred to Family Services runaway and street outreach program Open Door Youth Services. She had recently been kicked out of her home by her abusive mother and stepfather and was struggling in school. With no other family to turn to Amanda had been couch surfing sleeping at friends houses or wherever she could find a place to spend the night. She was feeling rejected by her family her grades were declining and she was unsure about her future. Our advocate first helped Amanda get some basic living items such as food and hygiene products and then began working with her on finding a safe place to stay. We tried to reunite Amanda with her family by bringing them together to talk about their past issues which led to her moving back home. However a short time later the situation got more complicated when Amanda learned she was pregnant. Her mother immediately asked her again to leave. Amandas advocate then connected her with a local faith based resource for pregnant and parenting mothers helping her secure a bed at this shelter on a temporary basis. We also connected her with the teen parenting program at her school which will be of great support to her and her child as she completes high school. As Amanda began to bring her life in order the advocate suggested a long-term housing solution through Family Services Transitional Living Program. This program helps homeless youth find a safe apartment while teaching them valuable independent living skills to succeed in life. Amanda is now enrolled in that program continues to improve her grades works part-time and is prepared for the birth of her child. She has a long road ahead but knows with Family Services support she can be successful. Help When Its Needed Most Green Bay Coming Home Project Crisis Center Open Door Youth Services Our Place Steps to Success Transitional Living Program Transitions WIA Program Windows to Work Fox Valley Oshkosh Day Report Center Family Resource Service Team Sheboygan Mobile Crisis Program Crisis Self-Sufficiency programs