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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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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No foster parent does it alone: How we found support

Megan and Will quickly found out that to be successful as foster parents, they needed lots of support — no one does it alone. They found support by reaching out to family, friends, the community, other foster parents and the staff at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services. Watch this video to learn about the resources that were available to them as foster parents. 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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Raynard Price "Ask A Foster Parent Anything" - Compensation

The Ups and Downs of Foster Care

Should foster parents be paid? I talk about money. Much is required from a foster parent who actually does all the work. They don't get sick leave and paid holidays. I don't have a problem saying there is a price (no pun) to what I do. It costs money!

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Class action lawsuit filed to increase foster care reimbursements

Foster parents accuse the Department of Human Services of failing to pay foster parents enough to take care of children.

Click here to read Paul Drewes' article.

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Texas CASA Permanent Managing Conservatorship (PMC) Project

The PMC project focuses on children in the Permanent Managing Conservatorship (PMC) of the state - these children have been permanently removed from their homes, their parents' rights terminated, and placed in long-term foster care. With more children aging out of care each year, this project aims to create a model that can build avenues to success for these children.

Learn how you can become a CASA at BecomeACASA.org.

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Foster Care/Adoption Costs Pt. 2 - How Much Do Foster Parents Get Paid?

Yesterday I showed you how much it cost for us to become approved for adoption (Adopt-Ready) in Ontario, Canada. Today I'm discussing the pay and reimbursements we received as Foster Care/Kinship Care parents.

I've heard people time and again talk about how foster parents are only "in it for the money", and I've also heard the opposite -- that the government pays foster parents very little, if anything. Neither of those statements are accurate, at least not according to our...

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Foster Care 101: Time for Yourself as a Foster Parent

Foster Care 101: Time for Yourself as a Foster Parent. Leading Foster Care Expert Dr. John DeGarmo

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From: Dr. John DeGarmo

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Tanya Giles - Therapeutic Foster Parent

Alexander Youth Network, therapeutic foster care, foster parent

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From: AlexanderYouthNet

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What is Foster Care?

Foster care parents, social workers and former foster care children share their experiences in the system. They explain the role of foster care parents and give reasons on why foster care parents are so important.

Judith Shagrin, Assistant Director, Baltimore County Department of Social Services

Sam Macer, Foster Care Parent / PTA Leader

Emily Bloomfield, Founder, Monument Academy

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From: National PTA

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Foster Care 101:Letting Go of your Guilt as a Foster Parent

Foster Care 101:Letting Go of your Guilt as a Foster Parent with leading foster care expert Dr. John DeGarmo

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UW Foster Care Siblings postH

Foster children, siblings, foster care, parents, united way, westchester , new york, adoption,

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From: Amy Stern

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Foster Care Auxiliary-OC

You can make a difference! Describes foster children, foster parents and how The Foster Care Auxiliary helps foster parents who choose to welcome these children into their homes, lives....and hearts!

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From: fostercareaux

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FPA-Foster Care Awareness Forum- Testimonies- Parents & foster parents

Foster Care Awareness Forum on June 7 at St Nicholas on135 Street. Foster parent Tameika Willis & Parent Lynette Mcintosh & Parent-Sonny Nimmons & Foster parent Donna Wilson share their experience with the NYC child welfare system.

We advocate educate and empower foster youths and assist foster parents in the 5 boroughs. We are working on foster care reform. We need the community's support about issues that foster youths and foster parents are facing inside there agencies. Join Our Movement

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From: FPAFOUNDATION

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Foster Care 101: Grief and Loss for Foster Parents Part II

Foster Care 101: Grief and Loss for Foster Parents Part II- Leading foster care expert Dr. John DeGarmo shares his own grief at the death of his first child, and how foster parents are often prevented to grieve properly when a foster child leaves their home.

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From: Dr. John DeGarmo

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New Day, Inc. Therapeutic Foster Care

Therapeutic Foster Care parents discuss the challenges and rewards of being foster parents for children with serious emotional disturbances.

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From: newdayinc1994

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Foster Care 101: Exhaustion and Burnout when Foster Parenting

Foster Care 101: Exhaustion and Burnout when Foster Parenting. Leading foster care expert Dr. John DeGarmo

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From: Dr. John DeGarmo

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