Our family's special day: Adoption day

Megan and Will didn't become licensed foster parents specifically to adopt a child. However, they recently adopted their first child through foster care. Find out what they look forward to as new parents and how their extended family and child reacted to the "special day." Learn more about foster care and adoptive parenting on our Kid Hero blog at http://kidhero.chw.org or by visiting our Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services website at http://www.chw.org/communityservices

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Live Q&A: Becoming a foster or adoptive parent

Watch this Facebook Live broadcast to learn how you can make a difference in the life of a child through foster care and adoption. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the foster care and adoption experience from Paulette Drankiewicz, a foster parent advocate at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services.

This Facebook Live broadcast occurred Jan. 12, 2017, and is hosted by Korre Johnson, digital engagement manager at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Learn more about...

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How I became a foster parent and what it means for my family

When having a child of their own wasn't an option, Diane and Mike first looked at international adoption. Upon hearing it was possible to adopt a child locally through foster care, they decided it was the right choice for them. Watch this video to find out what fostering-to-adopt meant to Diane's family and what it could mean for yours. Learn more about foster care and adoptive parenting on our Kid Hero blog at http://kidhero.chw.org or by visiting our Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community...

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How we learned to adjust our lives to become foster parents

Learn about the transition into becoming a foster parent and how to handle this big change in your life. When Megan and Will decided to become foster parents, they had to learn how to meet their own needs as a couple as well as the needs of a child. Watch this video to hear how they handled this big change in their lives and where they get their inspiration to foster.

Learn more about foster care and adoptive parenting on our Kid Hero blog at http://kidhero.chw.org or by visiting our...

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November is National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month and perhaps you've considered adoption to add to your family, but have you considered fostering-to-adopt? Thousands of children across the state of Wisconsin are in need of caring, stable foster homes and many of these children will become eligible to be adopted. If you've considered adoption - perhaps it's time to consider Fostering-to-Adopt!

Community Care Resources, Inc., is a Treatment Foster Care Agency that has been placing children with foster parents...

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From: Community Care Resources - Wisconsin Foster Care

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