The girls she visited with are victims of abuse, ages 12-17, who have been removed from their family and placed in Home Safe’s residential program for treatment of the trauma they have suffered…”Since 1979, Home Safe is a nationally accredited non-profit organization protecting Palm Beach County’s and South Florida’s most vulnerable residents – victims of child abuse and domestic violence.

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In addition, she brought Easter Baskets and stuffed bunnies for other clients served by Home Safe.

“We were thrilled to have the First Lady here and for our girls to spend time with her,” said Matthew Ladika, CEO of Home Safe. This is something they will never forget.” The First Lady spent about 45 minutes at the agency.

Yet, with the exception of the local Today we were excited to have @FLOTUS visit our girls group home in Lake Worth.

Thank you for taking the time to listen & talk with the girls pic.twitter.com/v0Oq ECxq Da — Home Safe (@Home Safe Fla) April 14, 2017This morning, First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise visit to Home Safe, and visited with the girls living in one of the five residential group homes run by the agency. Trump brought gifts for each of the girls and spent time in the home visiting with all of them.

Through its results-driven approach, Home Safe has grown into a leading provider of prevention and intervention services, serving more than 16,000 infants, children, young adults and families each year.

Today, Home Safe offers comprehensive programs including: Healthy Beginnings, funded by Children Services Council of Palm Beach County, helping: identify and prevent child abuse and neglect promote healthy births ensure children are ready and eager to learn by kindergarten Independent Living Housing Program (Pond Place) – Opened in August 2016, this program provides safe, affordable housing for clients who have “aged out” of group home foster care.There are a large number of pictures and videos out there that show a radically different country from the one today (some might be from the 1960s BTW) so I've gathered a few of them together.Community High School in Tehran in the 1970s (closed down in 1979).Residential Group Care, providing abused children with comprehensive therapeutic services to treat severe trauma Safety Net, providing immediate intervention and prevention services to victims of domestic violence and their children…We must continue to fight injustice in all its forms, in whatever scale or shape it takes in our lives.Together, we must declare that the era of allowing the brutality against women and children is over, while affirming that the time for empowering around the world is now.There is another fairly long documentary from 2007 here that focuses on daily life in Tehran today.