Irene Folstrom of Bemidji cuddles with her puppy on the couch Friday morning. Folstrom sought assistance from Evergreen Youth & Family Services' Youth Shelter when she was 10. Folstrom says the experience there helped her stay on track in school when she was having family troubles. Pioneer Photo/ Anne Williams
'Safety net' -- Evergreen youth shelter struggles to keep programs, services available
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