2016 CCFSA Conference

Plan to attend the 2016 CCFSA National Conference.

It will be in Huntsville, Alabama. April 10-13, 2016.

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Vickie Terhune Receives “Distinguished Service Award” at CCFSA Conference

April 24th, 2016
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Distinguished Service Award This years Distinguished Service Award recipient is Vickie Terhune. Vickie grew up in Nebraska, attended York College and then finished her degree at Freed-Hardeman College. She began teaching at Shults-Lewis Cshildren’s Home in 1991. She earned a Masters of Education degree at Valparaiso Un and that led to her becoming the School[…..]

Jack McDonald Receives “One Person Can Make A Difference Award” at CCFSA Conference

April 24th, 2016
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Jack McDonald lived his developmental years without a father and with a mother who was handicapped with a loss of hearing. He, along with his siblings was placed in the group home program at Mount Dora Children’s Home in 1950. Jack lived in the “home program” until he graduated in 1961 from high school. Jack[…..]

Doug Meade Receives “Life Time Achievement Award” at CCFSA Conference

April 24th, 2016
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Doug has been the Executive Director of Georgia Agape since 1995. He will retire from that position on May 31, 2016 after 21 years. Doug has truly made the work of serving children and families a life time commitment. When Doug first became the Executive Director of Georgia Agape the agency was in dire straits;[…..]

Connect Care at Christian Family Services in St. Louis

April 10th, 2016
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THE MISSION ConnectCare’s mission is to provide loving care for children while connecting families with resources and hope. HOW DOES ConnectCare WORK? The ConnectCare program’s primary goal is to provide a safe and loving environment for children whose family is in crisis. The care is voluntary, temporary and occurs outside of the child’s home and[…..]

Carpenter Place Celebrates “70” Years

April 5th, 2016

On January 29, 1946 Midwest Children’s Home began operating in Wichita, Kansas as an officially state-recognized non-profit incorporation. Nearly two years later this organization changed it’s name to Maude Carpenter Children’s Home in honor of the legacy, gift, and support Mrs. Carpenter provided to the children in our care. In 2008 we once again repurposed[…..]

Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch Has Recently Purchased The Retreat at Center Hill Lake

April 5th, 2016
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“The Retreat at Center Hill Lake” will be operated as a retreat center by the Timothy Hill Ranch organization for the purpose of hosting individuals, families, churches and groups in an alcohol and tobacco free environment. It will not be used as a residential center for youth. Luke Collins, Executive Director of the Upper Cumberland[…..]

AC Wharton Jr. Joins Agape Board of Directors

April 4th, 2016
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AC Wharton Jr. Joins Agape Board of Directors Agape Child & Family Services announces the addition of a new member to its Board of Directors. Joining the Agape Board is AC Wharton, Jr. “We are so very excited to have AC join the Agape team,” said David Jordan, Agape Executive Director. “He demonstrated leadership and[…..]

Southern Christian Home Celebrates 90 years on May 7th!

March 26th, 2016
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May 7, 2016 SCCH will be celebrating 90 years of service to children. This mission couldn’t be any closer to pleasing our Lord and Savior. You have made it possible over the last 90 years to serve children in their time of need, love and support. So mark your calendars to join us on May[…..]

Casting For Kids Bass Classic Scheduled for April 2, 2016

March 25th, 2016
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PARAGOULD – Children’s Homes, Inc. will host its sixth annual Casting for Kids Bass Classic tournament on Saturday, April 2, at Norfork Lake in Northern Arkansas. Boats will be launched from the Henderson Marina. Registration begins at 6 a.m., and the tournament will run from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s tournament is a[…..]

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

March 25th, 2016
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The following was copied from the American Human Association Website. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month … but you can act to support families and protect children all year round! The future prosperity of any community depends on its ability to foster the health and well-being of the next generation. When a community invests wisely[…..]