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Honoring Melba Mayall

Melba Mayall, a longtime supporter of Tennyson Center for Children, recently passed away at the age of 99. She left a legacy of caring her entire life and caring specifically for the children and families of Tennyson over the past…

April 2021 Newsletter

Click here to see the full Newsletter. For our April newsletter, we are highlighting the importance of prevention and its impact on child and family wellbeing. Because of the isolation experienced during COVID-19, children have been at a greater risk of neglect…

Hall Family

The Hall family started work with our Rewiring program after their 12-year-old daughter had multiple stays in and out of the hospital. She was in her 4th mental health hold of the year for suicidal ideation, and her parents were…

Clarkson Family

Rewiring services can reach children and families that may not otherwise have access to the appropriate type or level of service. We’ve found that some families are not covered to receive in-home support or case management under their insurance provider.…

Leah

Our team recently worked with a ten-year-old girl named Leah who had spent the past year in a local residential program. She was placed in the program after experiencing outbursts that often led to her running away. Recently, Leah was…

Gracie

Gracie started working with our Community Based Services program after her caregiver was struggling with communication. Gracie was experiencing frequent outbursts and was unable to manage or control her emotions. This behavior was causing chaos and dysfunction within her family.…

Sarah

Sarah has a family of nine. Her children’s ages range from diapers to college, and the family is considering opening up their home to more foster children. Two years ago, Sarah and her husband were matched with a volunteer Neighbor…

Kate

As a single mom with multiple children under five, Kate is facing the stress of the pandemic. Caring for her children with little support, while also working full time, has created an isolating spot for Kate. For the last six…

Tyler

Tyler was a 14-year-old foster youth who was struggling with issues surrounding unconditional love and dependency. In response, Tyler was making questionable decisions that were harmful to his health and development. Attempting to distract him and help expose him to…

Ms. Hernandez

Ms. Hernandez and her daughter were experiencing a giant upheaval in their lives. A recent event had disrupted and uprooted their daily routines. Ms. Hernandez reached out to Tennyson in search of emotional support for her daughter through our Families…

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