“Every child has inside him an aching void for excitement and if we don’t fill it
with something which is exciting and interesting and good for him, he will fill it with
something which is exciting and interesting and which isn’t good for him.” -- Theodore Roosevelt
To develop capable, caring, contributing citizens through research-based, guided adventure exploration and experiential learning models. We accomplish our mission by building life skills using the natural environment and adventure-based activities within a full value community.
Our mission is to strengthen families by promoting self sufficiency, life long learning and healthy living free of substance abuse, child abuse and family violence. We provide Legal advocacy for victims of domestic violence including information, assistance with completing and filing protection orders or restraining orders, and accompaniment to court proceedings. Referrals made to legal services when legal counsel is needed. Medical and sexual assault advocates.
The Charlotte House-24 Hour Family Violence Hotline, 360-795-6400
Washington State 24 Hour Family Violence Hotline, 800-562-6025
Community Outreach and Referral: Housing/rental assistance, Utility assistance, Emergency housing, Food/clothing assistance and referral, Furniture linkup, DSHS application assistance, Basic Health Plan application assistance, Referrals to other community services
To promote positive change in a child and family's life by engaging and linking them to resources that will result in success in school, having positive friends, a healthy home life and being involved in positive activities.
We believe that: Our Services should be affordable and accessible to those who need them; Children and families should have access to resources to improve their lives; Services should be accessible, not just available, to all who need them.
A goal of Pathways 2020 is to provide and encourage a collaborative environment for community organizations of varying interests to come together for local solutions. Longview Drug Free Communities, Cowlitz Substance Abuse Coalition, and Cowlitz Meth Action Team are examples of successful community collaborations. Pathways 2020 discourages unnecessary competition for grant funds and supports community based projects rather than organization based.