Impact

At Lad Lake, we are proud to be a part of the life story of hundereds of young people every year. The youth in our care are some of our community’s most vulnerable – but they are also some of the most resilient.

Making a Difference

Despite challenging personal histories, Lad Lake youth move steadily toward lives of health, safety, opportunity and self-reliance.

Compared to those served by other agencies, higher percentages of those who complete Lad Lake's residential program...

are healthier than when they arrived, both physically and emotionally

…have developed stronger family and community supports

are ready to pursue more promising futures (shown by educational and job readiness outcomes)

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Success Stories

When the youth we serve succeed, so do we. Each one of these young adults has benefitted from Lad Lake's services and has a unique story to share. Click an image to learn more about these inspiring young adults.

Education

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100% OF AT-RISK STUDENTS AT LAD LAKE’S ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL GRADUATED LAST YEAR
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76% OF YOUTH INCREASED THEIR READING AND MATH SCORES BY 2 GRADE LEVELS IN ONE SEMESTER.through multiple traumatic events.

INDEPENDENT LIVING & JOB SKILLS

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78% OR LAD LAKE YOUNG ADULTS HAVE FOUND EMPLOYMENT WHILE IN PROGRAMMING
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91% OF THE YOUNG ADULTS HAVE SAFE AND STABLE HOUSING
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83% HAVE OPENED A SAVINGS OR CHECKING ACCOUNT

residential

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91% OF THE YOUTH IN OUR CARE REPORT THEY FEEL MORE HOPEFUL ABOUT THE FUTURE
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87% OF YOUTH AT LAD LAKE HAVE IMPROVED IN MANAGING THEIR MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION

AGING OUT OF FOSTER CARE

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55% OF YOUTH LEAVING FOSTER CARE COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL.
350 FOSTER AND FORMER FOSTER KIDS SUPPORTED BY PROGRAMS ON SAFETY AND LIFE SKILLS.
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72% OF YOUTH IN OUR PROGRAMS HAVE BEEN EMPLOYED WITH OUR JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE.