Stories

June 7, 2019
You Helped Me Grow – Jennifer’s Story
“Looking back, the staff at Vanessa Behan was teaching me how to be a better parent without even being present. They have touched my family in such a way that it has been very difficult for me to put it […]
August 24, 2018

Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery provides safety for 100,000 kids during the past 31 years

The Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, a local non-profit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect, celebrated a prevention focused milestone during the month of July. Since opening our doors in 1987 the Nursery has now kept 100,000 kids safe […]
June 7, 2018

The Road Ahead

“The Nursery is one of those things that I am thankful to have. They are a saving grace on my worst days. They allow me the time I need to work on myself and they love my kids.” These are […]
May 1, 2018

Lighten the Load for Local Children with the KREM 2 Diaper Drive

We are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the KREM 2 Diaper Drive! With the help of KREM, Laura Papetti, our sponsors and many volunteers, the drive has collected over 1.3 million diapers for the Nursery since 2008. Providing diapers and […]
June 13, 2017

Strengthening Families – George’s Story

“I honestly don’t know where Pearl and I would have been without the Nursery and their amazing staff.  It is the one place I continue to hear “yes” when so many others say “no”.” These are recent heartfelt words shared […]