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Volunteer Resources

Our volunteers are central to the success of the Streetlight program, and as program professionals, we highly prioritize supporting our volunteer team throughout the often emotional service work that Streetlight involves. Volunteers undergo roughly 8 hours of orientation training before they begin serving on a volunteer shift, and throughout…

Types of Teams

Visitation This is the core of the program – companioning with teens in the hospital.  A visitation team goes into the teen rooms every afternoon, with an offer to provide movies, play a game of cards, talk, make a ShandsSpace, give Mom & Dad a coffee/food break, hear their…

Application Process

Applications The next term we will open Streetlight applications will be for Summer 2022.  Beginning March 2022, we will update our website with more information on how to apply. Before applying, please read all of…

Message from Streetlight’s Founder

Applications Our application cycle is currently closed. We are staying up to date with new hospital in-person visitation restrictions in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. As of now, we will no longer be opening Fall…

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative Care is a term that gets confused with hospice care because both are forms of comfort care. Hospice care is comfort care for someone dying with a chronic or life-threatening illness. Palliative Care is comfort care for someone living with it. What they have in common is…