Our Stories

Life is a Journey

Life is a Journey

The Friends are currently reading WONDER in Book Club. Here is one Friend's inspirational reflection on the book. Every Friend has a story and we are honored when a Friend entrusts us to share it with the world.   Life is a Journey, by Allan B.   "Auggie, a...

Three Unexpected Outcomes of COVID-19

Three Unexpected Outcomes of COVID-19

By: Waverly Ann Harris As we all started to hear the news and the reports from China, then Italy, then Washington state about COVID-19, anxiety and fears started to consume our thoughts. As a human services nonprofit, Friends Life Community has always depended upon...

Program Update

Program Update

Two and a half weeks are in the books for our new virtual-Friends Life Community.  I wanted to take a few minutes to share with you, how our program is adapting during this time.  Our prayer is that everyone stays healthy and we are able to welcome the Friends, and...

Establishing a Routine at Home

Establishing a Routine at Home

By: Olivia Moore, Director of Programs As we all learn to navigate outside of our normal routines, the Friends may have a harder time with the transition. It can often be helpful for them to know what to expect and have structure to keep them from feeling out of...