The first youth ever referred to WAY Alliance—before our organization even launched—ended up being adopted by our founder, Joy Miller. Reader’s Digest recently wrote about this young man’s unusual story. Joy Miller first met Logen when he called WAY Alliance, a non-profit she runs that helps teens transition out of foster care. “At first glance, […]
WAY Alliance and our founder’s adopted son Logen (who aged out of foster care last summer) were featured in a their local newspaper this last week. Read the story below! April 11, 2019 | By Andres David Lopez, Staff Writer Group to connect foster children with mentors Rather than go hungry, Logen Miller said, he […]
WAY Alliance Resource Coordinators work one-on-one with a youth to assist them in accessing local resources. Since most resources are only available during business hours, volunteer Resource Coordinators need to be available during normal business hours at least a few days a week.
The Match Coordinator is an absolutely vital part of the mentoring relationship. Match Coordinators supervise mentor/youth matches and facilitate communication between the match, the Small Group, and the WAY Alliance program.
A WAY Alliance Small Group is matched with a specific youth in our program and consists of at least eight adults over the age of 24. In some cases, a youth’s mentor might even be one of the members of the Small Group.
A WAY Alliance mentor meets one-on-one with their matched youth on a regular basis to set goals, offer guidance, and develop a relationship.
I want to tell you a story of two girls. This is a true story and these sisters grew up right here in Texas. Once upon a time, the sisters had a mommy and a daddy and a safe place to live. Something went wrong– well, a lot of somethings went wrong. The girls’ father […]
Hannah Cox is the daughter of our board secretary, Angela. Hannah is a student at Grand Canyon University majoring in English. She knows first-hand that challenges and setbacks can be difficult in young adulthood. Thankfully Hannah has a supportive family but the youth in WAY Alliance have nowhere to turn. We are committed to providing […]