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What We Do @ Horizons4Girls

Promise
Each student is "at promise", not at risk... and we inspire their internal promise to fulfill their academic and personal goals.

Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Study Skills
  • Goal setting and problem solving
  • Anger Management
  • Alcohol and drug awareness
  • Life and job skills
  • Effective, safe communications
  • Grief Issues
  • Community service
  • Neglect and abuse issues
  • Physical fitness
  • Family issues

Horizons provides a listening ear while working to stop at-risk behaviors. Testimonials include:

  • "Her improved attitude at home and towards school is a night & day difference " - a parent.
  • "I thought it would be boring WOW was I wrong" - a student.
  • "Job shadow experiences are helpful AND FUN as I prepare to continue my education" - a student.

It happens at Horizons4Girls: improved school attendance, communication & social skills enhanced, enjoyment doing community service & so much more.

We Provide A Supportive Structured Setting

In both group and individual settings, young women are offered mentoring & study skills/techniques. As family life, peer pressure & educational expectations become more of a challenge for young women, they may be looking for personalized assistance with their studies & life decisions. The opportunity to explore ever changing career options made available is part of what Horizons4Girls works to do. Giving the young women a variety of speakers, presenters & potential role models helps them to develop their own personal goals.

Life Skills

Learned by creating a household budget, helping in community gardens and unleashing creativity in the kitchen, learning about various cultures, as well as experiencing job shadowing opportunities.

Creativity In So Many Ways

Whether art, music, or writing, there are many opportunities for expression. Very often this is a venue to express feelings & views in a safe and non-threatening way. This gives the young women an opportunity to discover themselves and their interests.

Community Service

Providing community service far & wide is a very rewarding, educational experience. Every month the young women are out as a group, discovering ways they can give back to their neighborhoods. Whether delivering cookies to residents of nursing homes or helping trim the hooves of animals at a local hobby farm, they learn more about their communities and themselves.

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Our Mission: Horizons4Girls mentors, lighting a spark ~ that inspires the internal promise of each student as they fulfill their academic and personal goals.
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