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Emerging Young Dads

Jose and Jocelyn

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When Jocelyn had her son Josiah she was overwhelmed with love and excitement. She told me about how she thought what a miracle each and every life is! Like other young ,single moms though, she felt unprepared to parent her child. Her son’s father Jose was very supportive and involved but he too was not […]

2017 Christmas Letter

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This Christmas we thank God for  the many stories we have seen unfold of young people taking steps to draw nearer to God and embrace the life He has set before them.  Your prayers have given us the ability to serve 20% more families than ever before and we thank our many volunteers who sacrifice […]

Being Rooted Deeply Often Begins in Community

Katherine Buller II

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Aimless, scared, alone. I did have one goal in mind; to get out of my parents’  house. Aside from that, having no direction in life was a frightening place to be. I had been dealing with crippling anxiety for years and the relationships within my family had been strained. My only friend was my baby’s […]

The Importance of Being Rooted Deeply

Kim Stevenson

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As I watch the leaves literally blow off the trees in my yard, I am reminded that we are entering a time when the trees need to be deeply rooted to survive the winter months ahead.  The theme for this program year at Kindred Life ties so sweetly into that same scenario.  How important it […]

2016-2017 Annual Report

01 Sep
2016-2017 Annual Report

We are grateful to you as the 2016‐2017 program year has been a year of growth for Kindred Life. Because of your partnership, we have served a record number of families as well as seen amazing growth in each of the teen moms, teen dads, and their children. We invite you to learn more about […]

An Adventure of a Lifetime

01 Sep
Cris Goodfellow

Hi, my name is Cris Goodfellow. I’m married to an amazing man, Andy, I have two wonderful kids, and I have been on the adventure of a lifetime with God in the past year. Let me tell you about it. It began, just over a year ago as the heat of summer was waning and […]

Community Partners Helping us to Grow

25 Jul

We are so grateful for the continued support we have received from our partners. Because of YOU we continue to grow in our capacity to give back to the community. We would like to highlight a few new partners who have been instrumental in helping make Kindred Life grow to be sustainable for the future. […]

The Ripple Effect of God’s Work in Us

25 Jul
Angie Easton 16

Hi, I’m Bethany Roy, Counselor at Kindred Life, Gurnee Site. I have the opportunity to support teen parents and their families by facilitating group and individual counseling sessions throughout the year. Although Life Ed Groups wrapped up in May, counseling has continued at all three sites over the summer.  Each of us is offering individual […]

Kindred Life Celebrates Its’ Most Successful Golf Event

28 Jun
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Thank you for making our 7th Annual Tee Off for Kindred Life a huge success! We had a record number of golfers and dinner guests in attendance and are grateful to those of you who invited new people to learn more about how we serve teen parents and their families. With your help, we were […]

Teen Parent Summer Program Update

27 Jun
Summer Social

School is out, days are longer, the trees and flowers are thriving, and so is Kindred Life as we transition into our summer program! To keep our teen moms & dads engaged we will continue to offer group and individual counseling during the summer months. The alumni are also invited to attend the summer group […]