Brighton Center

Success Stories

Brighton Center at its very core is a community based agency. The people in our community and their needs are the driving force behind the work we do. Trends and fads will come and go, but Brighton Center will always provide services the community needs and wants. Every day, Brighton Center works to engage all members of the community from young children to seniors so that real change can become reality. Every one of them has a story worth sharing... the following are just a few.

The Wrights

The Wrights were a young couple with the dream of purchasing and building a new Fischer home, but faced significant barriers to their homeownership dream.

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Monika came to United States from Germany at the age of 18 and through television taught herself to read, write, and speak English.

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I knew from the very first time I walked into Brighton Center on Central Avenue, that this was the place for me.

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Before I came to Brighton Center’s Center for Employment training (CET), I struggled with a lifelong belief that I wasn’t really good enough. I had skills, but none that were sharply developed.

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I first became involved with Brighton Center in 1992, when I was hired by Newport Schools in the A.D. Owens Family Resource Center, and began connecting families with community resources.  At that time, A.D. Owens School also contracted with Brighton Center for a mental health therapist.  

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I started volunteering when Brighton Center was started in 1966. I am impressed with the way they help their customers become more independent and more reliant on themselves.

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My name is Tracy and I am an alcoholic. Thanks to God's grace, Brighton Center, the program of AA and 12 steps, and my sponsor, I have been sober since December 10th, 2009.

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My name is Debora. I'm an alcoholic and my sobriety date is Jan. 6, 2012.

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I first became involved with Brighton Center, when I moved into Homeward Bound.

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My name is Lynn and I’m with Bright Days. I am not a teacher…I am not one of the supervisors…I am not the cook. I am a Bright Days team member.

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