Children in San Joaquin County Need Your Love and Support
May 15th, 2019From Our Blog
Last year San Joaquin County had approximately 41 foster youth graduate high school.  With the loving support and friendship of caregivers, each... Read More »
Clint Capela Wants to Help Kids in Foster Care, Because He’s Been There, Too.
April 9th, 2019From Our Blog
IT’S HARD TO MISS CLINT CAPELA, with his shock of bleached hair and size 17 Nikes, as he fields alley-oops from Chris Paul... Read More »
Families Needed for Older Youth in Sacramento County
March 19th, 2019From Our Blog
There are over 1600 children in Sacramento County’s foster care system. 43% are ages 11-17, however, there is a lack of foster... Read More »
YOU CAN HELP KEEP FOSTER KIDS OUT OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
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 »
FOSTER YOUTH FLOURISH WITH LOVE AND SUPPORT
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 »