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Regional Contact

Olivia Snoke, Independent Living Consultant

804.353.4461 x1239 | osnoke@umfs.org

Olivia comes to us from South Dakota. She graduated from Black Hills State University, after majoring in Human Services and Sociology with a minor in Physiology, and set out to follow her dreams of impacting youth in foster care. Olivia aged out of foster care in South Dakota and adopted two children from foster care. She worked for Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota assisting foster youth transitioning to living on their own. She was grateful to find UMFS to continue helping youth become successful adults. In her personal time, she enjoys amusement parks, crafting and playing board games with her family.

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Central’s Healthy Relationships Session (in person)

UMFS 3900 West Broad St., Richmond

Project LIFE youth in the Central Region are invited to join PL and counselors from Safe Harbor to learn some fundamentals of healthy romantic relationships and addressing abuse. Youth are invited to stay after the session for dinner and discussion. This event will be in person on UMFS' campus in Richmond. Once you register, you...


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Central Regional Highlights

Central Regional Highlights

Project LIFE partnered with the MMA Institute in Richmond to offer a self defense lesson to youth. Let me tell you, that was more than a typical lesson in which an instructor say “If your attacker grabs you from behind…” The instructor Chelsea showed the youth some real UFC fight moves! All attendees learned the…