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Posts Tagged ‘Foster’

‘This Is Us’ Gets Adoption and Foster Care Right

Friday, February 9th, 2018

The following article, by Naomi Schaefer, appeared in the Wall Street Journal on 12/30/2017. I thought it was interesting to all who are involved in Adoption and Foster Care, so decided to post it to our website. Sally Shank ‘This Is Us’ Gets Adoption and Foster Care Right ‘I am always happy to discuss ‘”[…..]

Chandler Means, Foster Care Director Takes in Kids Himself

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Chandler Means had a sick feeling when he pulled up to the trailer park. Means, a foster dad, had been caring for a sweet 18-month-old named Eban. After only a week, authorities told Means to return the boy to his birth parents. “You knock on the door and you have a little boy in your[…..]

With 8,000 Children in DCS, Agape To Care for 20 Additional Children

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

With 8,000 children in DCS foster care, AGAPE to care for 20 additional children Last month the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services announced that it is currently caring for over 8,000 children in foster care. This is a staggering number of children in crisis. AGAPE recently signed an agreement with Omni Visions to assist in[…..]

Georgia Agape Looking for Foster Parents and Adoptive Families

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Georgia Agape needs foster families for children of all ages. They are getting more calls for younger children again and are having to turn children away. This is very sad. They especially need homes for sibling groups and school age children. They are particularly looking for families in, or close by, Fulton, Forsyth, Floyd, Hall,[…..]

Oklahoma Christian Services to Hold Conference “Creating Successful Families”

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Creating Successful Families for Foster and Adopted Children with Special Needs Conference. Location: Oklahoma Baptist Homes For Children. 16301 South Western, Oklahoma City, OK. 73170 Date: April 20, 2012 Time: 9:30am-3:30 pm For more information go to www. christian-adoption.org

Top 10 Reasons To Be A Foster Parent

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

This list comes from the Searcy Children’s Homes Web site 10. There is no other ministry that can affect so many lives – the child, their biological parent(s) that want to change their lives, or the adoptive parents that are longing to give their love to a child that has no other place to call[…..]

21 Children Added to Agape of Central Alabama’s Care

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

21 children added to Agape’s care Expanding services to include Enhanced Foster Care Beginning this month, Agape will add a new level to our foster care program. Enhanced Foster Care is designed by the state to keep sibling groups of four or more together in the same family. It’s termed “enhanced” due to the significantly[…..]

“Wanted: Loving Christian Families for Foster-Adoption” Used by Permission Christian Chronicle

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Wanted: Loving Christian families for foster-adoption By Lori Vandagriff | In my 27 years of working for Children’s Homes Inc., I have had the privilege of seeing hundreds of children cared for and raised by loving, nurturing and dedicated Christian foster and adoptive parents. There just never seem to be enough families for the number[…..]

Debbie Van Leuven -Agape’s Foster Family of the Year

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Debbie has fostered for Agape since 2002 and cared for seven youth in that time. Of those seven, she adopted one of the children (after fostering him for nearly three years). Debbie has always had such a sweet spirit and a good disposition; she states often that fostering has never been about her own needs,[…..]