19 Dec 2018
YMCA Safe Place YNow Mentoring Program
Children whose parents are in prison often struggle academically and find it difficult to trust adults. In fact, children with an incarcerated parent or parents are at an increased risk for anxiety, depression, aggression, truancy, substance abuse and attention disorders. Tory Portale, Y-NOW Volunteer Recruitment Specialist, will discuss the important work that YMAC Safe Place Services is engaged in with children whose parents are incarcerated.