February 28th, 2019From Our Blog
Justice-involved foster youth who grow up in group homes are more likely to transition into the adult criminal justice system. We need... Read More »
February 28th, 2019From Our Blog
Foster youth have the lowest high school graduation rates. Foster youth who grow up in residential care age out of the system... Read More »
9 Ways to Smooth the Transition from Foster Care into an Adoptive Home
February 22nd, 2019From Our Blog
Whether you are adopting a foster child currently in your home or receiving an adoptive placement for a child who is living... Read More »
What I Learned About Leadership, as a CEO Who Became an Adoptive Parent
February 5th, 2019From Our Blog
Here’s something intriguing I recently learned: The characteristics of being a CEO and an adoptive parent are actually strikingly similar. Both require... Read More »
She’s Lived In More Than 8 Foster Homes. Now She’s Going Out on Her Own.
January 25th, 2019From Our Blog
Photo by Dakota Santiago for the New York Times The first 13 years of Nakia Vassell’s life run through her mind like... Read More »
How to be Friends with a Foster Mom
January 18th, 2019From Our Blog
So your friend has become a foster mom or maybe you just met a new friend and it turns out she’s a... Read More »
Foster Care, Adoption Presents Challenges, Rewards for Northeast Ohio Families
January 10th, 2019Adoption Stories
Mandy and Alex Kern knew they would face a lot of challenges in beginning the process of becoming foster/adoptive parents. But ultimately,... Read More »
Meet the Arrows: How fostering changed this family forever
November 27th, 2018From Our Blog
Eric and Jackie Arrow waited to go before a judge at the Allegheny County Courthouse as their two soon-to-be sons played with... Read More »
Kids Belong in Families
October 16th, 2018From Our Blog
To “foster” means to help someone or something to grow or develop. Foster parents are people, other than a child’s parents, who... Read More »
Every Child Deserves a Loving Home
October 16th, 2018From Our Blog
Do you believe that every child deserves a family and a loving home where they can grow and thrive? On average, nine... Read More »
An Urgent Need in Larimer County
October 16th, 2018From Our Blog
Each month, an average of nine kids in Larimer County enter the foster care system, leading to an urgent need for more... Read More »
Empty Nests Are Overrated
October 5th, 2018From Our Blog
My younger foster daughter stormed out of the living room where we’d been doing battle. “You knew what you were getting into... Read More »