Kiley’s Story

Two-year-old Kiley (name has been changed for privacy) has been in the relief nursery classroom for just a little over a month, but she is benefitting already. Twice each week she is picked up and taken to a specialized classroom where she eats two meals and interacts with early childhood specialists trained in providing a nurturing environment for children who frequently come from stressful home lives. Everything from the instruction techniques to the toys provided have been specifically chosen to engage Kiley in a manner appropriate for her age.

Kiley’s mom has struggled with substance abuse and depression, but she is determined to learn from her past mistakes and be a good mom to Kiley.… Read more