Safer Society Foundation Newsletter
SSF03: A Conversation with a New Circle Mentor

In this episode, Mary Falcon, Safer Society Foundation Executive Director, and mentor Jane discuss: -What it is like to mentor a young child with difficult life circumstances. - How helpful it is to have a clinical supervisor to talk to when a...

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Education & Resources
We strongly believe it is important to understand the effects of parental incarceration; learn the signs of childhood trauma known as Adverse Childhood Experiences; and have resources available for children and families who are affected by parental incarceration.
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Mentoring Symposium – Empowering Young People through Strengths-Based Approach
Erika shares her experiences at the 2019 Mentoring Symposium, an event that we look forward to all year seeing as how it brings together youth mentoring program leaders and supporters from all over Vermont!
How Does Toxic Stress
Affect Low-Income and
Black Children?

Toxic stress from frightening or threatening experiences can impede children’s learning and health. “…children with a family income of $20,000 or less—are more likely to encounter threatening experiences and the “toxic stress” that accompanies it.”
Are you part of a business that can contribute to activities for our mentees (or have a great idea that we should know about)? We would love to hear from you!
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Your generous contribution will help us grow and expand our programs, such as New Circle Mentoring , to reach more at-risk youths and their families in the community.
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Developed to assist caretakers and professionals in their efforts to provide kids of incarcerated parents with emotional support and counseling.
Published for children of incarcerated parents, this bill addresses the special needs of families affected by incarceration. 
Having a parent in prison has a major impact on a child's mental health, social behavior, and educational prospects. Visit our website to learn more.