Counselors awarded from STAR Program

Counselors from the BCFS Health and Human Services-San Antonio Services To At-Risk Youth (STAR) program were recently honored as outstanding community partners of San Antonio’s Northside Independent School District (NISD) at NISD’s annual Partners of the Year Awards Ceremony. BCFS-San Antonio’s STAR counselors Tanya Monita and Sandra Bar-Yardin were awarded for their contributions to the Violence Intervention Program presented at NISD’s Alternative Middle School. 

Self-Defense Workshop

In honor of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, BCFS Health and Human Services-Del Rio hosted their annual workshop that teaches girls how to handle a physical altercation. The workshop was open to girls between the ages 12 and 18 and led by Hector Cruz, Jr., a healthcare professional with teacher certifications in tai chi, gymnastics, martial arts, and yoga.