TOPEKA Courtney Train spends her days going to nail salons, the pool and the dog park.
As a paid mentor and advocate for children ages 8 to 18 whove seen domestic violence at home or experienced it while dating, Train knows quality time and fun with a trusted adult can be in short supply for her clients.
So, she talks to them about safer sex. She analyzes media portrayals of relationships. Shes also taken them to the zoo, on college visits and to a county fair art competition.
Stay connected to the stories and events that make your community a special place to call home.
Subscriptions start at $14.90/month.View subscription options
- Unmatched coverage of Allen County’s local news and sports, a tradition dating back to 1867
- Compelling portraits of our residents, experienced reporting and thoughtful analysis
- Unlimited online access to iolaregister.com and our archives