My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Pace Center for Girls, Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA
Twelve years ago, my daughter was 15. Despite the fact that, at the time, I had 26 years' professional experience in the social services -- the majority of which were with adolescents -- no matter what I did, I couldn't "fix" the problem. PACE was a lifesaver for us. My daughter was attending an alternative school which became the site for Florida's only off-site PACE Reach Program. Counselor Lorraine provided guidance, friendship and support to us both during a very rough path in our "journey" through adolescence. PACE was one of the few highlights of my daughter's less-than-stellar high-school years. Through PACE, she felt cared-for, accepted and safe in a sometimes-scary school.
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It UNDERSTANDS the unique needs of girls and provides programming geared to fill those needs. It employs professionals who, likewise, understand the girls' needs and who can work with and advocate on behalf of the girls.
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