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Foster Care

How to be a support friend to those who foster

Due to the challenges inherent in fostering, 60% of foster families nationwide won’t make it past the first year. However, we’ve found that the retention rate improves when fostering occurs within the context of a supportive community.

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Foster Care

One Way to Support Foster Families

“One of the biggest blessings has been having certified babysitters available. When I have events, need to run an errand, or need a small break, I know that there are trusted people I can call on to come to watch my kids. “

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Foster Care

Family Connections

Going to Grandma’s house was always a time of great anticipation, joy and expectation. We’d been taught how to say yes ma’am and no ma’am,

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Foster Care

How can we help kids in foster care?

Have you noticed how quickly people tune out when wide-spread needs or overwhelming statistics are mentioned? Our capacity to care has dramatically diminished because we’re

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Local Churches Community Connection

Foster and adoptive families, ministries, and organizations should know the value of a team better than anyone. We have all benefited from excellent training that

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Do you know your purpose?

During this time of sheltering in, I pulled out the book, The Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren.  I had initially read the book in

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Alternatives to Abortion: Pregnancy Resource Centers

If you or someone you know is facing an unplanned pregnancy, you should know that pregnancy resource centers are devoted to offering women alternatives to abortion, helping them make informed choices and providing a range of services to support them throughout their pregnancy and beyond.

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