EVIDENCE BASED PROGRAMMING

Maggie’s Place uses a Trauma Informed Care approach to provide foundational building blocks for development, learning, and health throughout a person’s lifetime. 

A recent study of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), found that children who experience trauma have long-term impacts to well-being and functioning. The cycle of violence, generational poverty and abuse, homelessness, substance abuse, incarceration, perpetration and victimization of violence are all related to ACE’s. Strategies such as identification and assessment, reducing risk and exposure and nurturing resiliency and skill building are effective interventions. Maggie’s Place provides families support through the following programs:

MEETING MOMS WHERE THEY'RE AT

I made the decision to fight for the life inside of me and found myself hesitantly walking through the front door of The Michael House where I could let down my walls in a peaceful, safe, loving environment.
 
I was given so many resources to learn, grow and become aware of myself and was able to lay the foundation for our journey to hope. Maggie’s Place plants seeds of Hope for generations to come.                              

WHAT OUR MOMS SAY

"I was 19 and going to be a new mom, I really just needed a place to rest my head but you provided with so much more: a family."
Angel
"Maggie's Place is my biggest support. They opened their doors to a stranger. I think about all the support, encouragement, and unconditional love I received here. I'm not alone in the struggles I'm experiencing in life"
Veronica
"Here, I have a stable environment in which I can pursue my goals in education and employment while living a healthy lifestyle for my pregnancy. I have never in my life had so much hope and help like Maggie's Place"
Liliana