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DIY Holiday Crafts

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Flint Odyssey House, Inc. Youth Prevention Program “Family Fun Night”.
Decorate your own family frame and holiday cookies, enjoy dinner and refreshments,make your own ornament, family portraits, printed and taken home that night!

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 5:00pm-7:00pm located at the Strive building at 1108 Lapeer Rd, Flint,MI 48503. Free to all qualifying families in Genesee County.Space is limited; please pre-register with Sherry at 810-288-6951,by December 1st, 2018.

*Qualifying Families must have at least one child between the ages of 7-14.

Made possible with funding from Region 10 PIHP and MDHHS

 


Meet the Interns

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Here is what the interns had to say about why they love to be interns:

Aryn: I love interacting with clients that are first coming through the doors. It's a steady reminder of where I came from and offers hope to them about what they can achieve, that anything is possible.

Angalee: It feels great to give back. I enjoy helping others and have found a family within Odyssey. I want to be a part of motivating others with their journey in recovery.

Angalee(Left), Aryn(Right)

 


Memorial Scholarship Winners

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The Fall 2018 Margaret (Simberg) DePriest Memorial Scholarship winners were Robin Cowan, Jennifer Morgan,Carletta Thompson and Amanda Kaiser(not shown in picture). During the award ceremony each winner spoke words of their personal journeys in which they had to overcome struggles to continue into their education and spoke words of inspiration to all those in attendance.

We look forward to more submissions in the coming year and thank you all for the submissions we have received. Furthermore, we would like to encourage you all to continuiously make strides in your life, not just educationally, but in every manner possible. 

Thank you.

 

 


Memorial Scholarship

amberlace, jennifer and brittany.JPGApplications for the Fall 2018 Margaret (Simberg) DePriest Memorial Scholarships are due September 21st of 2018 and should be submitted no later than 5pm to margaret.depriest.scholarship@odysseyvillage.com.

Awards will be awarded October 3rd at 1:30 pm.

Please complete a response to the following questions in essay format:How are/have you been engaged in Odyssey House services? Where are you attending school and what is your course of study?How have you demonstrated the core values of Odyssey House in your academic study?How will this award support your continued                                                                                    academic pursuits?

 

 


WGN Radio 720 Interview

wgnradio720_bluegradient-chicagoveryown.jpgKristen Senters Young had the opportunity to speak on the important things that WFOV-LP does for the community through WGN radio located in Chicago.

Click the image and scroll at 16:48 to listen.

 


September is National Recovery Month

rm.jpgAll the time is the time to celebrate recovery, but Septmeber is the month in which we all nationally celebrate together. For ideas for events, upcoming recovery month events,testimonies and to learn more please click on the image to learn more. Together and united we celebrate.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR MORE


Join the Odyssey Village News Letter

Odyssey_atom_short_med_res.jpg  The Odyssey Village News Letter is now up and running.  The goal of the news letter to foster growth, educate and engage with the surrounding communities. It will inlclude posts about future events and updates in further detail.

 

Click on the image to view and subscribe to the News Letter.


Strengthening Flint Families Open House 8/6/2018

sff.jpg Come out to the Strengthening Flint Families Open house and learn about the program on Monday, August 6th at 4:30pm-7:30pm. This event is free for the residents of Genesee County.In addtion, dinner will be provided. The event will be at the facility located at 1108 Lapeer Road, Flint, MI 48503.

Click on the image to learn more.


2018 Photovoice Project

Pv2018.pngPhotovoice is a project in which students photograph images that they then analyze and find their signifcance in individually. The focus of the project was for the students to identify factors that would prevent the risk of use of alcohol and substance abuse .This years Photovoice was done by eight wonderful and intelligent students of Northwestern High School. The project began in May of 2018 and went on for 8 weeks.

Click the image on the left to see the findings of these students.


Mark Your Calendars for July 31st

 CIC_ANGLE.JPGThe Community Involvement Center Open House will be from 11am - 2pm, Tuesday July 31st. The Center is located at 932 Beach Street, Flint MI 48502. Come meet staff as we share in food, stories and more. More details are on the way. 

 

For more information please call (810)238-5888.


The Community Involvement Center is now open!

16978493_Flint_932_Beach_Street.jpg The Community Involvement Center (CIC)  located at 932 Beach Street, Flint is open from 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. The CIC will be a resource for both new to and established in their recovery. Walk ins are welcome for more information and or to check our upcoming schedule of events please give us a call at (810)238-5888. 


Open House and Info Fair Coming January 22nd.
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The next Strengthening Families Program Open House and Information Fair is coming January 22nd from 4:30 – 7:00.  Join us for dinner and to register for this nationally recognized program found to significantly improve parenting skills, reduce youth's problem behaviors and improve family communication.

The Strengthening Families Program for Youth ages 10-14 is offered  in seven weekly sessions and  includes dinner and child care. Transportation is also available. Please call Davonna at 810-660-1411 to schedule transportation or for additional information.



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