During Social Services Day we learned a lot about many different foundations and organizations that are here to help people. One of the foundations we learned about is called Champion for Children. Champion for Children is all about helping kids by providing them with the resources they need, whether that is a bed, food, or a safe home. Another place we talked to is called Hope Haven Transitional Housing. Hope Haven is a great program. It helps anyone and everyone who needs a
At YLH on Social Services Day, I learned the importance of assisting the community for the better. This trip showed me many of the opportunities and resources available for the needy, elderly, and those with disabilities. Being aware of these needs in our environment is imperative for one to become a good leader. As leaders we are called to be cooperative, socially educated, and act with appropriate temperament. These aspects are essential and are what helps define a leader.
When you look up social services, which I definitely did, it means services provided for the benefit of the community, such as education, medical care, and housing. It also says an activity that aims to promote the welfare of others. While this definition is so true it doesn’t give you the full picture of the ins and outs of the different organizations that are here solely help our great community of Highlands County. Before lunch, we, Youth Leadership Highlands, were visited