Services for Children and Youth

Achieving Her Dreams

Sharlie was always meant to become a U.S. Marine. She couldn’t wait to finish high school, begin her training, and proudly wear her uniform. But not everyone shared her vision,...

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Caring for Christopher

Three years ago, even a simple trip to the grocery store was almost impossible for Cheyenne. Her 3-year-old son, Christopher, was crippled with anxiety. Whenever he was around strangers, especially...

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Somewhere to Turn

When Lexi found out she was pregnant, panic washed over her. In nine months, she’d need to stabilize her life enough to care for a baby. In nine months, she’d...

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“Thank You, God”

Every week, when 8-year-old Chase met with LSI’s Pastor Dennis Bauer, he would ask to pray for “the same old thing: to find a good, loving forever family.” Chase is...

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Everything is going in a positive direction.

Back to His Usual Self

Last year at this time, Troy didn’t recognize his son. Loki, his 16-year-old, was struggling in school. He’d once been ambitious and conscientious about schoolwork, but now, his grades were...

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A New Life

A year and a half ago, Kevin was homeless. He struggled with substance use. He didn’t have a car. Or a driver’s license. Or a job. Then, his world turned...

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The Art of Healing

Bo dreaded even walking down the street. Whenever he saw families walking hand-in-hand, the 17-year-old got a sinking feeling of sadness in his stomach. He was lonely and craved connection....

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2018: A Year in Review

2018 was a year full of growth for LSI. We developed new and innovative ways to wrap holistic, comprehensive care around our clients, received many exciting grants, spent fun times...

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A Loving Bond for Landon

Seven years ago, Ashley was eager to welcome her first child, Landon. But a difficult pregnancy and several medical emergencies left her feeling worried and overwhelmed. “The first nine months...

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Building a Solid Foundation

This time two years ago, Sage felt stressed and hopeless. She and her boyfriend had welcomed their first child, Grayson, and Sage was determined to create a happy, healthy life...

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