6 episodes

Youth and families who have received help by ACH share their stories to illustrate the impact of child abuse in and around Fort Worth. Join the discussion as we evaluate the current state of child welfare in our community and the work being done to combat the residual effects of childhood trauma.

Community Conversations: A Podcast by ACH Child and Family Services achchildandfamily

    • Non-Profit
    • 5.0, 28 Ratings

Youth and families who have received help by ACH share their stories to illustrate the impact of child abuse in and around Fort Worth. Join the discussion as we evaluate the current state of child welfare in our community and the work being done to combat the residual effects of childhood trauma.

    Lena Pope's Barbara Clark-Galupi Talks Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Lena Pope's Barbara Clark-Galupi Talks Child Abuse Prevention Month

     To kick-off Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, we welcome child abuse prevention advocate and long-time ACH supporter, Barbara Clark-Galupi. With 5,536 reported cases of child abuse and neglect last year in Tarrant County alone—and with COVID-19 impacting the nonprofit community—learn how you can help by visiting https://bit.ly/silenceendshere

    • 30 min
    Stories of Safe Place

    Stories of Safe Place

    Staff tell personal stories of trafficked, homeless, and runaway youth they’ve helped through Safe Place, a national program that ACH locally administers in Tarrant County. Learn how our programs work hand and hand, along with Fort Worth police, to care for youth in our community.Advocate for the youth we serve through social media.  Like, share, and comment!Facebook and Instagram: @ACHchildandfamilyTwitter: @ACHchildfamily

    • 26 min
    Become a Safe Place Ambassador

    Become a Safe Place Ambassador

    Are you passionate about creating a world where all youth are safe? Safe Place Ambassador are volunteers committed to increasing awareness and education of the Safe Place program.Questions? Contact Safe Place Coordinator TJ Wright at Timothy.Wright@ACHservices.org.Apply to become a Safe Place Ambassador here: https://achservices.org/safe-place-locator/

    • 2 min
    Safe Place Minisode

    Safe Place Minisode

    What do Quick Trips, public libraries, and ACH have in common? They’re all Safe Place sites! ACH’s TJ Wright explains how this national program provides immediate help and safety for Tarrant County’s youth. We'll have more from the rest of our team next week!

    • 8 min
    The Safety Net of SIL

    The Safety Net of SIL

    Supervised Independent Living programs like the LIFE Project at ACH, are often a safety net for young adults (ages 18-21) in extended foster care. ACH’s Nick Little expands on how programs like these prepare them for the “real world.”

    • 2 min
    Justin's Journey

    Justin's Journey

    Meet Justin, a resilient young man navigating his way through life as an adult while in extended foster care. Hear about his journey and what ACH is doing to support the over-looked population of young adults aging out of foster care.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

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28 Ratings

28 Ratings

JGM26 ,

Great podcast

Great idea to spread all the good ACH and their different departments do!

Jhernan86 ,

BIG FAN

Such great work discussing the issues in our community! Can’t wait to hear more!

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