Thank You Mull Foundation!

Posted by: swright 3 weeks, 5 days ago

Southmountain Children and Family Services would like to thank the Mull Foundation for their generous grant of $2,000.  The grant was used to purchase computers and printers for the staff of the new Journeys Home Program.  The purpose of Journeys Home is to facilitate the successful reunification and adoption of children who live at Southmountain Estates, the Foster Care Community operated by Southmountain Children and Family Services.

Community Foundation of Burke County Awards Grant

Posted by: swright 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Southmountain Children and Family Services has completed a major renovation project of homes at “Southmountain Estates” its unique Foster Community. The Community Foundation of Burke County has been an important and continued partner in renovations at Southmountain Estates, and has awarded two grants totaling $21,205 to remodel two kitchens and 11 bathrooms at the Foster Community.  The homes were built in the mid 1990's and were in desperate need of repair after having housing hundreds of children over the last 25 years. Southmountain would like to express sincere appreciation to the Community Foundation of Burke County for their continued generosity and support.

Good Times for Teens at Southmountain Estates

Posted by: swright 4 months, 3 weeks ago

With the official beginning of summer, our teens at Southmountain Estates have been staying healthy and active, exploring the vast natural resources of our local national forest and wilderness areas on weekly hikes to waterfalls. Thanks to the leadership of our Recreational Therapy interns, they are also participating in weekly creative/ expressive art projects. Our enthusiastic interns are also planning a summer bash to celebrate the end of their internships.

Professional Parents Are True Heros!

Posted by: swright 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Chris Jernigan, Executive Director, Janet Curtis, Chief Operating Officer, and the Board of Trustees of Southmountain Children and Family Services wish to recognize and honor all of the professional parents at our Foster Community. During the Covid-19 pandemic, these dedicated employees have continued to do their jobs all day every day without a break and without a minute of free time.

Southmountain Children and Family Services Receives Grant From Glass Foundation

Posted by: swright 6 months, 4 weeks ago

Southmountain Children and Family Services is the proud recipient of a grant from the Glass Foundation, a private family foundation based in Asheville, North Carolina.  This generous grant of $48,900 has been used to renovate bathrooms in the homes at the Foster Community in Western Burke County.  The homes were built in the mid 1990's and were in desperate need of repair after having housed hundreds of children over the last 25 years. Southmountain would like to express our sincere appreciation to the Glass Foundation for their continued generosity and support.

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