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Rossbrook House Turns 47!

Rossbrook House turns 47 in January (2023)  and we’re celebrating the dozens and dozens of participants who have come through our doors to take part in programs or to simply hang out.   We are thrilled that we have been able to be a safe place for children and youth to belong, play, learn and become…   Here are a few words from current and former staff and participants. They have shared their experiences, gratitude and love for Rossbrook House: “Rossbrook House is where I was able to be myself without judgement and gain my confidence.” | Rachel, former participant
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Rossbrook House is 46

Another year has gone by and Rossbrook House remains open every day for children and youth. For the last 46 years,  Rossbrook House has been a safe place for children and youth to belong, play, learn and become… While we aren’t having a party due to the COVID pandemic, we are celebrating this special day. Since 1976, Rossbrook House has been a part of the community, providing programming, jobs, and so much more for children and youth. What started all those years ago as a place for older teens to hang out is now a place for ages 6 to 24,
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Rossbrook House is 45

For the last 45 years,  Rossbrook House has been a safe place for children and youth to belong, play, learn and become… “I think in some ways, right from the beginning, Rossbrook was trying to expand kids’ horizons,” Executive Director Phil Chiappetta said. “But part of that was just to get kids outside of the regular environment that they’d always been in.” Rossbrook House has kept the doors open during the COVID-19 pandemic. “There’s a lot of homeless youth out on the streets, there’s a lot of people who need a safe place to go. And with so many doors
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