Local volunteer helps organize event for Journey to Dream

Local volunteer helps organize event for Journey to Dream 08 Apr Uncategorized This interview with Ingrid Smith originally appeared at StarLocalMedia.com, and was conducted by Heather M. Goodwin. Ingrid Smith is originally... Read More

April 2018 Texas Co-op Power: CoServ helps Kyle’s Place give teens a second chance

April 2018 Texas Co-op Power: CoServ helps Kyle’s Place give teens a second chance 28 Mar Uncategorized This article originally appeared at CoServ.com. Isaac and Chanel are part of an estimated 400 homeless high school students living... Read More

Filling in the Gaps with Dignity: An Honest Back to School Message from a Former High School Teacher

Filling in the Gaps with Dignity: An Honest Back to School Message from a Former High School Teacher 04 Aug Uncategorized As the new school year approaches, I give thought to the returning students. The truth is that there are students... Read More

Nonprofit a Refuge for Homeless D-FW Teens

04 Jun Uncategorized Kyle’s Place, a new nonprofit shelter dedicated for homeless teens, is fighting for youths who often slip through the cracks of government oversight and private attempts to help them. “There are essentially two kinds of cases we deal with,” said Christy Daniel, program and clinic coordinator for Journey to Dream, the nonprofit behind Kyle’s Place in Lewisville. “Unaccompanied youth, who have been essentially abandoned by their parents but haven’t been picked up by [Child Protective Services], and those who have been removed from their family by CPS.” Read More

Journey to Dream Named Best Feel Good Story

31 May Uncategorized Our friends at Flower Mound Style recently released their first annual Best of Flower Mound list, and, Journey to Dream... Read More

Shelter Kyle’s Place Opens in Lewisville for Homeless Teens

24 May Uncategorized There are more than 2,000 students from kindergarten to high school who are homeless throughout Denton County. Kyle’s Place aims to provide shelter, support and transition help to some of the area’s homeless youth. Nonprofit Journey to Dream opened Kyle’s Place at 1960 Archer Way in Lewisville on May 19. The shelter can provide beds and other accommodations for 14 students of high school age at a time. “We don’t have anything in Denton County for kiddos, for teenagers,” Executive Director and Founder Kim Hinkle said. “Most of them don’t identify as homeless. They won’t say they’re homeless. They kind of sofa surf.” Read More

Shelter Opens in Lewisville for Homeless Teens

24 May Uncategorized There are more than 2,000 students from kindergarten to high school who are homeless throughout Denton County. Kyle’s Place aims to provide shelter, support and transition help to some of the area’s homeless youth. Nonprofit Journey to Dream opened Kyle’s Place at 1960 Archer Way in Lewisville on May 19. The shelter can provide beds and other accommodations for 14 students of high school age at a time. Read More

Lewisville’s Kyle’s Place to Celebrate Grand Opening

15 May Uncategorized It was more than three years in the making, but now officials are ready to open the doors to Denton County’s new teen homeless shelter. Kyle’s Place will have its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 19 at the facility, 1960 Archer Way. The event is the community’s first chance to see the completed site. The building was fully renovated, including a new HVAC, roof and kitchen. “We have seen an increase in homeless youth over the last four years and recognized the critical problem of kids aging out of foster care and becoming homeless,” said Kim Hinkle, co-founder and executive director of Journey to Dream the nonprofit behind Kyle’s Place. “We will make a dent, but there is still so much more to do.” Read More

Kyle’s Place Gives Homeless Youth Hope

02 Feb Uncategorized Each day, there are approximately 2,000 kids on the street in Denton County; 400 of those are high school students. Homeless teens– whether running away or asked to leave, aging out of foster care or unable to stay at family shelters– need a safe environment, food, clothing, medical care and supportive services just to begin regaining stability. Many unaccompanied youth have experienced life on the street and the trauma that goes along with it. Read More

An Interview with Kim Hinkle from Flower Mound Style

16 Oct Uncategorized Here's a link to a great article with Kim Hinkle with Flower Mound Style magazine, from October, 2016.  Click the... Read More