OCT 2019: Woodworking students at New Haven learn new skills
The Coast News featured New Haven’s woodworking program.
“A cathartic program at New Haven Youth and Family Services gives students a creative outlet to build various skillsets.
The nonprofit school assists students with behavioral and learning challenges their public schools can’t address, but through programs such as woodworking, students flourish.
Taylor Sutherland, who teaches the woodworking program, said the elective class provides an outlet for students to refocus and work on their creations. In addition, the program also incorporates a business model, New Haven Woodcrafts, Etc., which the top-level students join to sell the items made in the class, such as pens, cutting boards, yo-yos, ice cream scoops and more…”
FEB 2019: New Haven CEO and Community Outreach Director on KOCT TV
New Haven’s CEO Doreen Quinn and Chris Kates, Community Outreach Director were featured on KOTC Television in February 2019. They shared New Haven’s Mission of “Caring, Equipping and Restoring Hope to One Child, One Family, and One Community at a time.” Click here to view the video.
APRIL 2017: New Haven leader shares vision for at-risk youth with Rancho Santa Fe Rotary
The Rancho Santa Fe Review shared CEO Doreen Quinn’s presentation to Rancho Santa Fe Rotary:
“On April 5, the Rancho Santa Fe Rotary hosted Doreen Quinn, the CEO of New Haven Youth and Family Services. At New Haven, they work to transform the lives of at-risk adolescent boys through an academic and emotional education model that develops life and work skills in a healthy environment.
“She’s changing lives like you wouldn’t believe,” said Rancho Santa Fe Rotarian Robin Chappelow. “She’s taking these kids and turning their lives around, giving them hope and helping them to believe in themselves.”
New Haven has been helping youth and their families in Southern California since 1967. Quinn began at New Haven as a social worker in 1987, believing all kids can learn and be engaged in education when relevant and when facilitated by a caring teacher. Quinn led the effort to open New Haven’s Vista campus in 1989 and has also overseen the opening of two other schools, including North County Trade Tech High School, a charter school in Vista…”