Helping Youth Experiencing Foster Care Have Loving Homes This Holiday Season and Throughout The Year

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Tips for Buying First Car for Foster Youth

A teenager’s first car is a serious consideration. Whether you’re a biological parent, step parent, adoptive parent, foster parent or caring adult, when it comes to young people getting behind the wheel, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Rather than automatically handing off an older-model family car for your child to use, or letting …

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Make the Holidays Better for a Foster Child

4 Ways to Make the Holidays Better for a Foster Child

It’s easy to overlook reasons why the holidays might be tough for foster children. When they’ve been placed somewhere—even temporarily—they’re in a safe, supportive place. As many foster children come from backgrounds where holidays weren’t full of gifts and celebration, a welcoming home that celebrates the holidays seems like it would create a positive experience. …

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November is National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month

This year marks the 23rd annual observance of November as National Adoption Month, an opportunity to raise awareness and understanding among those who recognize that adoption can be a viable option for an estimated 118,000 children in foster care who are awaiting permanent placement with a forever family. The first statewide initiative along these lines …

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Take Time to Give Back and Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we prepare for another successful year of preserving families and securing futures, we celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, commemorating Dr. King’s great dream of a vibrant, multiracial nation united in justice, peace and reconciliation. We celebrate the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing for America. Dr. Martin …

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