Mariam Gains Valuable Experience through Waypoint Internship

Mariam Gains Valuable Experience through Waypoint Internship

Waypoint gave me the experience in understanding how the nonprofit world works. Now I will be able to apply this knowledge in any future jobs I will have. I would not have been able to grow as a person without Waypoint and their staff helping me learn.

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Kailey's Internship Experience at Waypoint

Kailey's Internship Experience at Waypoint

My name is Kailey Blunk, and I spent the summer working with Waypoint as a Resource Development & Marketing Intern. As I prepared for my senior year at Coe College as a public relations and communications double-major with minors in gender studies and creative writing, I knew I wanted to spend time completing an internship that was focused in marketing.

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Survivors' Program Helps Verna through the Impossible

Survivors' Program Helps Verna through the Impossible

Verna’s daughter, Angie, was killed in a car accident on March 18, 2012. She was ejected from the vehicle and died immediately. She was left lying in the ditch for an hour while the driver made calls to find someone to pick him up...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The month of May is nationally recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, meaning many resources are being shared regarding ways to find mental health support, ending stigma, and bringing awareness to illnesses that millions of people live with every day. However, few of these resources focus on the ways mental health interacts with other issues, such as the homeless.

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Volunteer Appreciation Month 2021

Volunteer Appreciation Month 2021

April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, which is a time to celebrate all the incredible individuals and groups who make an impact at Waypoint.

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iBelieve Campaign 2021

iBelieve Campaign 2021

Waypoint is nothing without our community. For over 125 years, the community has been the backbone of the critical work we do in order to provide proactive resources and research-based solutions for those in crisis.

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Tribute to Women of Achievement Honoree Bios 2021

Tribute to Women of Achievement Honoree Bios 2021

Join us in celebrating 30 amazing women who have made an impact in our community this past year.

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Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients 2021

Women Helping Women Scholarship Recipients 2021

Each year, Waypoint chooses three recipients to receive scholarships to help them keep moving forward in their lives. A special thank you to the Honor Society for making this possible!

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Every year during the month of February, victim service providers and community advocates work together to spread awareness for teen dating violence. According to loveisrespect.org, 1 in 3 teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from an intimate partner before they become adults. When college age students are examined, “nearly half (43%) of those who identify as college women report experiencing violent and abusive dating behaviors.”

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Program Resources

Program Resources

At Waypoint, we believe that housing and homelessness, domestic violence, poverty, and access to quality child care are community issues that must be addressed with dedication and support from the community at-large.

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For over 125 years, Waypoint has existed as a vital community resource for individuals in need.

Domestic Violence Resource & Support Line

800.208.0388 -or- 319.363.2093

Housing Services

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KidsPoint Child Care

319.365.1636

Survivors' Program

319.365.1458

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