Northeast Region

Each of the individuals who participated in GOALS has their own unique story, but one thing they all had in common was taking the first step to writing their own success story.

Here are their stories...


“GOALS has changed me in almost every way imaginable.”

Michael was at a crossroads in his life, “It was either I live, or I die.” He was convinced that if he didn’t overcome his substance abuse disorder and chronic homelessness soon, he would end up dead. He chose to live, and GOALS became his pathway.

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Kansas Department of Children and Families Logo

Funding provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The GOALS program is administered through the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF). The USDA and DCF are equal opportunity employers and providers.