Francesca's Foster Care Story

An alumni of Iowa's foster care system, Francesca shares why foster parents are important and how others can make a difference for Iowa youth in foster care.

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From: IowaKidsNet

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FPA-Foundation-Heart share foster are agency- Jean Turnbull- shares story

Jean Turnull shares her experience with Heartshare foster care agency in Brooklyn. Foster parent have no support No association, no foster parent advocate no foster parent manual given to them. Most of all foster parents being disrespected and rights violated. Foster Children suffer when agencies do not provide the supportive services to foster parents to help children in need.

We advocate educate and empower foster youths and assist foster parents in the 5 boroughs. We are working on foster...

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From: FPAFOUNDATION

Related topics : foster parent support services / foster parent agencies / foster care parents rights / foster care agencies in brooklyn / children who need fostering

Indiana Foster Care "Choose to Be the Difference" Participants Share Stories

Some participants of the "Choose to Be the Difference" video share stories and views. Mike Locotash, foster parent and former circus performer, shares what motivated him to become a foster parent. Matt, a former foster child, tells the blessings of foster care. Christine Singleton, a foster parent, gives her view of the joy of foster kids. Shirley Woods, a foster parent, offers some candid advice. Alyssa, a former foster child and current foster parent, shares some happy moments in foster...

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From: Department of Child Services Indiana

Related topics : how to become a foster child parent / foster care parents stories / how to become a foster kid

Story Video: Foster Care

David & Jennifer Ditges tell their powerful story of how they became foster parents.

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From: River City Church

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Why WI Foster Parent Rita Martin Chose Community Care Resources as her Treatment Foster Care Agency

Considering becoming a treatment foster parent in Wisconsin? Current foster parent Rita Martin explains why she chose CCR as her treatment foster care agency in Wisconsin, and why you should too! Visit http://www.communitycareresources.com/foster-parent-success-stories-wisconsin/meet-rita to learn more about Rita's story.

So why did Rita and her husband choose Community Care Resources?

1. They felt like more than just a number with CCR.

2. With CCR, Rita and her husband knew foster children...

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From: Community Care Resources - Wisconsin Foster Care

Related topics : foster care parents stories / foster care parent training / foster parent agencies / foster care agencies / foster parent support

IDCFS Reflections on Transforming Child Welfare

Reflections on Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Transformation highlights stories of foster parents, adoptive parents, birth parents and youth in care. Many shared their personal story and thoughts on transforming the child welfare system. The video was presented during the 2016 inaugural Illinois Child Welfare Transformation Summit.

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From: Illinois DCFS

Related topics : foster parent adoption stories / foster care parents stories / adoption birth parents / department of family services adoption / child and family services adoption

Jen Lilley & Jason Wayne's Story about Childhelp Foster Care

The Childhelp Foster Care & Adoption Services provide short and long-term therapeutic foster care to abused and neglected children. We work to match children in need with warm, loving families who can provide a caring and safe environment. We are licensed to recruit, screen, train, and certify foster care parents.

www.childhelp.org

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From: Childhelp

Related topics : foster care adoption stories / foster care parent training / foster care and adoption / children in foster care / foster care licensing

Why WI Foster Parent Karen Spink Chose Community Care Resources as her Treatment Foster Care Agency

Looking for a treatment foster care agency in Wisconsin? Experienced foster parent Karen Spink explains why she and her husband choose Community Care Resources as their agency in Wisconsin! To learn more about Karen's story, visit http://www.communitycareresources.com/foster-parent-success-stories-wisconsin/meet-karen.

Why did Karen and her husband choose CCR, and why should you choose CCR too?

1. They wanted an agency that was more involved with foster families and provided more training for...

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From: Community Care Resources - Wisconsin Foster Care

Related topics : foster care parents stories / foster care agencies / foster care parent training / foster parent agencies / family foster care

Foster Care Stories: Kinsey + Steve

These two single foster parents got into the game to help kids, but they found love along the way.

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From: Ray Deck III

Related topics : foster care parents stories / foster parent help

Foster Adopt Parent Story

WVCCC foster care and adoptive parent John shares his story about adopting through Arizona's child welfare system and fostering youth.

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From: West Valley Child Crisis Center

Related topics : foster parent adoption stories / foster care adoption stories / foster care parents stories / adopt a child in foster care / foster care and adoption