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New Bright Space Created for Families Fleeing Domestic Violence

A Bright Space featuring a home-like family room with special play areas for the children recently opened in Ft. Worth, Texas, at the SafeHaven domestic violence shelter. “When clients are in need of a safe and secure place to stay that is away from home, they are generally uncomfortable, stressed, and feel stuck in a …Read More

Team Creates 3 Bright Spaces to Help Teens

Bright Spaces help wherever children are in crisis, and while unusual, the three Bright Spaces recently completed at Eastside Academy in Washington are making a difference for the teens there. Eastside Academy houses high school students that attend the school. The students have typically have left their homes or been taken from their parents, and Eastside …Read More

Willis House Bright Space Opens in MA

An unfinished storage space was recently turned into a warm, welcoming Bright Space at the Willis House in Hudson, MA. Children from the 14 families living at Willis House will be able to play and spend time with their family. “We help families to get back on their feet,” Janice D’Amico, program manager at Willis …Read More

New Teen Bright Space Opens in Washington

A new Teen Bright Space has opened at the YWCA’s Family Village Issaquah, WA. More than 100 youth from low-income families live and play at the shelter. The Bright Space features a study and computer lab where teens can use laptops for homework and study as well as develop skills utilizing 21st Century technology such …Read More

New Bright Space Opens at San Mateo County Jail

Marin Day School-Redwood City Campus recently opened a Bright Space at the San Mateo County Jail. The County of San Mateo, a Bright Horizons client, requested MDS to partner with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Department and design a room suitable for children to have supervised visitation with their incarcerated parents. Prior to the …Read More

Durham Bright Space Gets Makeover

A team of staff from Duke Children’s Campus joined forces to help a Bright Space at the Durham Rescue Mission homeless shelter that was in need of furniture, storage and much-needed makeover. After receiving a Bright Space Grant, Twanika Caldwell, Ayana Rush, Caroline McCall, Hannah Boyd, Rachael Tonnenson, Jackie Brown, Jordyn Jackson and Nicole Turner …Read More

BH Growth Team Creates Bright Space in Colorado

The recently opened Bright Space at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is a proud accomplishment for the members Bright Horizons Growth Team. They partnered with Bright Horizons Broomfield and the EdAssist “Rugged Maniacs” to raise $24,000 to create the new Bright Space and to fund an upcoming makeover for the Bright Space at Parenting …Read More

Apply for a Bright Space Grant to Fund MBFT – ‘My Baby’s First Teacher’ Program

Bright Horizons employees can apply for Bright Space Grants to help fund enrichment programs at their local Bright Space, such as My Baby’s First Teacher (MBFT), MBFT is an exclusive program of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. “I liked the [My Baby’s First Teacher®] classes.  The info about kids’ brains was helpful,” said Shaterria, …Read More

New Bright Spaces Focuses on Fathers

February 25, 2016

Our new Bright Space in Tewksbury, MA, was a labor of love for Bright Horizons Assistant Director and Bright Space Connector Liz Sullivan. It reaches a population not always served by Bright Spaces – fathers. This Bright Space is located at Transitions, a substance abuse rehabilitation facility for men. This Bright Space means hope,” say …Read More

New Bright Space Opens at Illinois Food Kitchen

July 30, 2015

Welcome to our newest Bright Space, a school-age space with a featured homework area at the PADS/Sharing Hands at St. Mary of Vernon in Illinois, a food kitchen. Natalie Foss, a teacher at Bright Horizons North Kennicutt , was familiar with PADS (Providing Advocacy, Dignity, and Shelter) because her mom is the food coordinator for …Read More

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