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Category: Family Stories

Encompass Collaboration Helps Family Find a New Beginning

March 31, 2022  |  ParentChild+, Community, Family Stories  |  By Encompass

When three-year-old Carlos arrived from Mexico with his mom, Francisca, and older brother, Brian, in September 2021, Carlos and Brian only spoke Mixteco (a Mexican dialect). They soon discovered the Encompass ParentChild+ program – a free bilingual, in-home literacy coaching program for young children and parents. At the time, Carlos exceeded the age limit to […]

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Finding Support Through Kinship Care

April 29, 2021  |  Family Stories  |  By Sandra "Sam" Sinanan

Patricia Perez, the mother of a young daughter, recently became the primary caregiver of her two young nephews, ages one and four, when her sister unexpectedly passed away in October 2020. Since the 4-year-old was already in preschool at Encompass, the family was quickly offered additional assistance and resources, including support from the Kinship Care […]

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A Family’s First Summer Camp Story

March 18, 2015  |  Summer Camps, Family Stories  |  By Encompass

This is a letter sent to us in 2014 by a local family who chose Encompass Summer Camps as their toddler’s first enrichment program (and have since participated in our toddler playgroup and are enrolled in preschool for next year). Both our 2-year old camps and our preschool classes for toddlers are wonderful first experiences for […]

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A Family Volunteering Together at Encompass

March 16, 2015  |  Family Stories, Volunteers  |  By Encompass

Our family has been volunteering together for many years, and continue looking forward to our next opportunity! We are the Sauer family; Melina, Kevin (parents), Ethan (15), Davis (13), and Lydia (12). We started volunteering within our local community for Boy Scout and Girl Scout service projects. We learned the value of helping others, developed […]

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