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Alexander is Now a Care Management Agency

October 3, 2022

The Whole Solution for Children’s Mental Health. Alexander Youth Network has passed all mandated reviews with the state of North Carolina, and we are happy to announce that we are now officially considered a Care Management Agency (CMA). Currently, Alexander Youth Network provides case management to our clients through our enhanced services such as our […]

How Safe is our Donor and Volunteer’s Information?

August 16, 2022

As the Database Administrator for our donor relationship management application – The Raiser’s Edge (RE), I understand how important it is to take your data seriously. It is our top priority at Alexander Children’s Foundation to make sure your digital information is protected from unauthorized access or theft. Below are some of the steps that […]

A New Way to Reach Out for Help: 988

August 16, 2022

As of July 16, 2022, people experiencing a mental health crisis have a new way to reach out for help in the U.S. They can now call or text 9-8-8. It is modeled after the 911 emergency assistance line. The new 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is an easy way to connect people who are […]

Bark and Heal is Reopening at Alexander!

July 22, 2022

After a hiatus, we are excited to announce that the Bark and Heal Program will be returning! Due to Covid restrictions, the program was put on hold for the safety of its participants. Following the program’s continuation this year, more children and canines will benefit from the services of Bark and Heal.   Bark and […]

Providing a Safe and Affirming Space for LGBTQ Teens

June 14, 2022

Importance of Relationships in Therapeutic Foster Care Over 20 years ago, Gladys welcomed her first foster children into her home. With four biological daughters of her own, adding three more young girls to the family made for a very full house with love and laughter. Since that first placement, Gladys and her family have cared […]

Alexander Pilots New Program to Recruit Foster Parents to Serve LGBTQ Youth

May 23, 2022

  Guilford County Foster Care System to Benefit from New Alexander Youth Network Program to Support LGBTQ Youth Blue Cross NC and the Guilford Green Foundation & LGBTQ Center are funding a pilot program to help recruit and train foster families to serve LGBTQ youth Alexander Youth Network, an organization serving children with emotional and behavioral […]

Creating A Village And Building Trust

September 2, 2020

Why Michelle Nichols Chose Therapeutic Foster Care. Michelle Nichols always had the mindset of helping others, either as a doctor, or teacher, or social worker. She knew she wanted to be in the community doing her best to improve the lives of others. When learning about the intersection of social justice and mental health in […]

Meet The Newest Additions At Beacon Hall – Animals At Alexander

October 18, 2019

Bark and Heal Continues to Help Heal at Beacon Hall Day Treatment. In January of 2019, Alexander Youth Network piloted Bark and Heal as a therapeutic program to supplement treatment in the Psychiatric Residential program. This program was designed to provide the children with an opportunity to learn compassion, self-direction in activities, and patience along […]

High School Graduate a Therapeutic Foster Care Success

August 29, 2017

On Tuesday, June 13, Kyauna Allen did something she once thought impossible – she graduated from Mallard Creek High School. “Six months ago, I did not envision myself receiving my diploma. I really thought my life was over – I’d given up on my dreams,” said Kyauna. But that was before she entered Alexander Youth […]

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