Sarah.jpgThe Crisis Nursery gave Sarah the answer she needed. The Rochester woman, raising 2-year-old, Pearl, on her own, is living with multiple sclerosis and suffers from seizures. Full Story






Damante.jpgDamante was in the third grade when he decided to try his hand at something new. He joined Strings for Success, a unique violin instruction program open to grades three through eight at Dr. Charles T. Lunsford School No. 19. Full Story







Quenesha.jpg Quenesha graduated in May from Syracuse University with a Business Analyst job lined up at a Fortune 500 company in New York City. Just seven years earlier, she was a young teenager running away from a difficult situation. Full Story









Recovering from a life of commercial sexual exploitation takes time, and assisting youth victims takes just as much time as it does persistence and compassion. Kira’s story illustrates the struggle youth victims of trafficking face. Full Story










When Diamond becomes President of the United States, she says she will tell everyone where her career started. “I’ll say Teen Court. This is the real deal, real people and real cases.” Full Story








He is a quiet young man with a big voice. Avery initially kept to himself during The Center for Youth’s After-School Program (CYAP) at Urban Choice Charter School.
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Ray.jpgRay didn’t always see the point of going to school, and the large class sizes distracted him, so he fell behind in credits. That changed when he enrolled in the New Beginning SchoolFull Story








Kendra’s hopes and dreams for her family could have been derailed. Without warning and with just two weeks left at Monroe Community College, the mother of four lost her childcare provider for her daughter, Issys. Kendra turned to the Crisis Nursery. Full Story.







Kelly, a student at a suburban middle school, had been assigned to the Alternative-to-Suspension program for fighting with a classmate. When she was approached by the same classmate a few weeks later, she had a much different response. Full Story