"Phase In" Program Dedication

Published 08/01 2014 09:07PM

Updated 08/01 2014 09:10PM

Evangel Temple held a dedication service Friday night, honoring a program that impacts the lives of emancipated foster youth Friday night.

The "Phased In" project provides housing, medical care, life skills and education to former foster kids who are now 18 to 21 that never adopted.

Matthew Barnett, founder of the Los Angeles Dream Center, served as guest speaker at the event. Barnett said the program will remind teens that anyone can make it out of the foster care system if they have at least one person that truly believes in them

"It's a beautiful thing to see the city of Wichita Falls wrap their arms around these young people rather than saying what's wrong with them," Barnett said.

For more information on the 18-month program, visit Etewf.com.

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