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Building Stronger and Healthier Families

This April, we are focusing on the resolve and determination of the incredible children who overcome trauma from neglect and abuse. Even a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, these children continue to take inspiring steps forward in their journeys toward…

Family Advisory Council

As a therapist, I was taught that every individual is an expert in their own life. While I believe this to be true, I do not always see it reflected in the systems we have created that are intended to…

Colorado Children and Families

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Growth Click here to see the full Newsletter. From the CEO In many ways, 2020 was a year of “doing more with less.” Many businesses had to pivot, reduce capacity, or even close. Our networks of friends and family had…

Mental Health During COVID-19

We are six months into COVID-19 and it's already challenging to imagine a world post-COVID-19. It's hard to believe it's only been half a year — it feels like so much longer. I struggle to remember concrete details of life…

Tennyson’s Legacy

By: Bob Cooper Tennyson Center for Children has been a major part of my life since 1971. When I arrived as a recent college graduate in the fall of that year, Don Brewer had been leading this children’s home for…

The Magic of Tennyson

By: Tia Hunter In the earlier days of my career, I crossed paths with a young boy with significant trauma. He was eight years old and could neither read nor write, without an ounce of desire to learn. The burden…

Back-to-School Strong

Gilbert started his senior year of high school unsure that he’d ever make it out. No one else in his family had graduated, and he was certain that he’d follow the same path. In fact, he didn’t just start the…

Tennyson Center for Children: Celebrating 116 Years

John W. Warren and Mary V. (Long) Warren, members of First Christian Church in Loveland, Colorado, were dedicated schoolteachers who witnessed many of their students going through painful experiences in their young lives. Their passion for helping Colorado children in…

Class of 2020

Our children and families prove time and again their resilience, strength, and fortitude in the face of adversity. At Tennyson Center for Children, we are committed to guiding Colorado’s most vulnerable onto a pathway of success and a bright future.…

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