Straightway Services

Failure is not an option

Introduction

Straightway Services began in 2007 under the direction of Pastor Dwight Minnieweather who saw a great need to provide a wrap around service to families in order to help the community; he felt that every person in the family unit played an important part in the stability of the family. Straightway Services offers services to the whole family and our success is measured by the reduction of crime by youth, reduction of recidivism, and the reduction of broken families. Thousands have been fed on a weekly basis, and hundreds of kids have been positively impacted because of our programs

 

Immediate Results

95% Success rate of participants that attend weekly meetings

Youth Academy has grown 50% since inception of program.

98% of youth completed summer youth academy

Participants have become certified mentors

Strengthening families curriculum used

Christmas Toy Help

Certified Community Chaplains on board

Clinical Psychologist available to offer services

Transitional housing available     

Future Goals

Obtain funding for a permanent site in Portland. 

Transitional housing upgrade for participants

Increase number of participants by 50%

Develop partnerships with other agencies

 

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