• In need of small engine repair?

     

    Well you're in luck because our youth at Work and Learn Program are fixing lawn mowers, tuning snow blowers, changing oil, and more! For more information, check out the flyer HERE

    (Photo Credit: Richard Freeda)

  • Happy New Year!!



    There aren't enough THANK YOU's in the world for our supporters. You're kind spirit and generosity helped the kids of Domus achieve so much in 2017. THANK YOU to all our generous supporters who took action in helping transform the holiday season for our vulnerable youth at Domus. We wish you and your loved ones all the best in the New Year!

  • 2016-2017 Annual Report

     

     

    Our vision is that no child shall be denied hope, love, or a fair chance in life. We strive to get our youth on a path toward health and opportunity so they can engage and succeed in school, and ultimately have satisfying and productive lives. Want to see how Love Lives Here? Check out our new 2016-2017 Annual Report to learn about programs, highlights, partnerships, and more! 

Our Results

graduation croppedUnderstanding what works and what needs to be changed enables us to be better teachers, family advocates, and outreach workers. Across the organization, we’re committed to measuring change, setting goals, and telling our stories in ways which show you what results we’ve accomplished with your investments.
 
 
  • Stamford Academy high school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Reading assessment than 67% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • Trailblazers Academy middle school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Reading assessment than 59% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • Domus Academy middle school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Math assessment than 79% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • 95% of youth referred to our juvenile court diversion program successfully avoided re-arrest in the six months following program completion.
  • 65% of the youth in our summer programs improved or maintained their literacy levels, successfully avoiding the summer slide—the school-break learning loss that sets back low-income youth an average of two months in reading skills.
  • 100% of eligible youth in our residential program graduated from high school and went on to college or a vocational program.