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Community volunteers and donors enhance Kristi House’s healing environment

  It really does take a village.   Over the past several weeks, caring donors from our community joined forces to transform two of our highest utilized therapy spaces. Lending us their talents in design, product selection, painting and installation, these volunteers worked together to create spaces that provide perfect healing environments for our children and families. Special thanks goes to Brittany Precht & Tony Martinez who underwrote

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Back-to-School Party – Donation Collection!

  Please Help Kristi House Collect School Supplies!   It's that time of year again, the school year is just around the corner! Every August, Kristi House holds an annual Back-to-School Party to supply our children with their necessary school supplies, and start their academic year with their best food forward. We aim to give every child client, and their siblings, a backpack stuffed with grade-appropriate supplies, and need your help making

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Kristi House Specialists Treat Many Types of Child Trauma

  While child sexual abuse has been Kristi House's specialty since founding, its mental health unit has the proven treatment interventions for many types of childhood trauma. Dedicated to protocols with proven results, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) provides the foundation for most interventions at Kristi House.    Along with childhood sexual abuse, Kristi House has long operated its Pathways program for children

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Kristi House awarded major grant from Florida Blue Foundation for child safety and health program

  Kristi House awarded major grant from Florida Blue Foundation for child safety and health program   Kristi House has been awarded a $302,000 grant for prevention and intervention work in underserved south Miami-Dade County, building upon Kristi House’s priority focus on better serving those in our southern-most communities. Child Safety Champions will provide a comprehensive, three-year child safety program

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month 2018

Human Trafficking Awareness Month, January, is dedicated to raising awareness of sexual slavery and human trafficking worldwide. Here at Kristi House, we serve child victims of human sex-trafficking every day through our Project GOLD program. Human Trafficking Awareness Day started in 2007, when the U.S. Senate designated Jan. 11th as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the hopes of raising awareness to combat human trafficking.

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Holiday 2017 Thank You

We thank our amazing donors for giving the kids of Kristi House another heart-warming and successful holiday season. Throughout the month of December, over 200 child clients, and their families, were greeted by bundles of holiday cheer and gifts galore. Volunteers transformed Kristi House into a Winter Wonderland and every family was invited to walk through our transformed boardroom, the "Toy Store." Children choose just what they wanted

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Holiday Donations

You can make the winter holidays a little brighter for the children and families receiving our services with your donation of toys, food stuffs for holiday meals and/or gift cards. At Kristi House we have a tradition of providing gifts for child-clients and their siblings...possible only with tremendous support from the community. We rely on businesses and individuals like yourself to conduct toy drives on behalf of these children and families who

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Disco Ball – Thank you!

  Kristi House 2019 Gala Save the Date: Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 ***   Kristi House’s “Disco Ball” 2017 Gala Thank you!!   Three hundred guests celebrated healing child-victims of sexual abuse and trafficking at Kristi House's Disco Ball on November 11, 2017 at Four Seasons. The lively evening was a blast of nostalgia with bell-bottoms, platform shoes, and plenty of 1970s funk. Generous supporters United for the Children,

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Give Miami Day 2017

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, join Kristi House in helping to heal the heart of a sexually abused child by participating in Give Miami Day.  On Give Miami Day (11/16/17) please fill out the form below, or click here to give: https://givemiamiday.org/npo/kristi-house There are many worthy causes in Miami. Before making your donation decision, please watch this powerful video of three, incredibly strong Kristi House survivors: Sara, Michelle,

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Child trauma resources for dealing with the Las Vegas shooting

Kristi House is a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, our nation's pre-eminent national source for child trauma. The NCTSN has put together best practice resources for helping parents with their children understand and cope with the incident, and their exposure to media about it. These resources include tip sheets on: The Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting Tips for Parents on Media Coverage Tip Sheet for Youth Talking

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