"It helped me be more confident in myself, also helped me get along better with friends and helped me avoid problems at home."

Student, Margaret’s Place

"Margaret’s Place is a safe place to come and express your feelings; when you are feeling down, you can come here and no one will judge you."

Student, Margaret's Place

"Margaret’s Place has helped make me a stronger person."

Student, Margaret's Place

"Margaret’s Place helps me see the world more than I see in my view. It also lets me be myself and express myself. And to be aware of my actions as well."

Student, Margaret's Place

“Margaret’s Place has helped me be more confident in myself, helped me get along better with friends, and helped me avoid problems at home.”

Margaret’s Place Participant

“The most important thing that Margaret's Place has done for me is to give me hope. They never gave up on me and showed me there is a lot to live for.”

Margaret’s Place Participant

“Margaret’s Place is much more than a room. It is a force in shaping who we are. It says ‘We are determined to provide a respectful supportive environment for all members of our community. No one is alone.’ I cannot imagine my school without Margaret’s Place. It is and will continue to be part of who we are.”

Patrick M. Burns,

Principal, JHS 217 Robert A. Van Wyck

“Having a Margaret's Place on our campus has been phenomenal. It has provided our school community with resources that we so desperately need. Margaret's Place offers that comfort of a listening ear to that silent voice.”

Evelyn Wesley,

Former Principal, John Adams Middle School