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Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal

, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp 497–508 | Cite as

Church suppers, pony tails and mentors: Developing a program for street kids

  • JoAnn Ray
  • Marilee K. Roloff
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Abstract

Increasing number of teens are leaving their homes to live on the street, and communities are often confused as to how best to provide services for them. This article describes one community's response to this and the lessons learned. The program, its development, the services and the communication with other agencies are described.

Keywords

Social Psychology Pony Tail 
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© Human Sciences Press, Inc 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • JoAnn Ray
    • 1
  • Marilee K. Roloff
  1. 1.School of Social Work and Human ServicesEastern Washington UniversityUSA

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