MAKE YOUR LIFE COUNT
"Life House taught me self-respect."
"Thanks for serving us this food"..LHYC Student
Real stories from Life House kids. Names have been changed to protect their identity.
In a survey completed by LHYC students in JANUARY 2021, 53% of students said that they have a parent struggling with an addiction to alcohol or some other drug(s).
Here are a few goals LHYC students have set for the 2020/2021 year...
"to be safe all the time."
"to get back to regular school before the school year ends and get out of alternative school"
"to be a great role model"
"to get a scholarship playing basketball
"learn how to read and be respectful"
Below are for your personal reading to give additional information on the culture and need of youth and citizens within our own community. As well as a list of the 40 Developmental Assets which we have adopted to aid in our endeavors at the LHYC.
The list of the psychological assets that a young person needs to have and that we strive for at the LHYC in order to become a successful adult.
Sullivan Mo Drug Stats
Statistical data of Sullivan, MO and our young people. It sheds a light on some for the situations in our community.
A report on how poverty is affecting the lives of young people today. Poverty is the leading cause for many health factors in America.