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Aging Out of Foster Care
There is a right way to look at foster to adopt and a wrong way.
The Reel Hope Project’s goal is to present children to potential families for who they are as a person. By creating unique, two-minute video reels, The Reel Hope Project gives children for adoption from foster care a chance to say, “This is the real me.”
Children in foster care often move with their belongings in a trash bag. This Thanksgiving season, Wait No More provided brand new suitcases with a Bible and teddy bear to these children to restore dignity and grace.
People stop in their tracks when they encounter Embrace’s Portraits of Hope gallery on display in their church. Dozens of canvas portraits capture the spirit and personality of each unique child. This traveling exhibit is an incredible tool to find adoptive families for children but also confronts the viewer with the heartbreaking reality of children lingering in …
After spending time in a children’s home and years in the care of a few foster families, Nick was now 18. He was “free” to choose his path. He was now accountable to no one: he could live where he wanted and do what he wanted. No rules, no deadlines, no obligations to attend church, …
“Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story.” – Josh Shipp
Two questions arise for followers of Jesus Christ: What are we called to do? And how can we do it?
When I speak to adults about the effects of aging out of foster care, I often start with a question. “When you turned 18, did you still need your parents?” The answer is always a resounding “yes!” Most young adults, or “transitional age youth,” are eager for independence. However, they still rely on their parents …
There is a special place in my heart for helping youth find connections that will last a lifetime and prevent homelessness.