National Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kinship Care

Sarah knew that her daughter was struggling. Ever since her boyfriend disappeared and left Nikki with the baby, she had been spiraling downhill quickly. Sarah had suspicions that Nikki’s new boyfriend was a drug dealer, but that was not confirmed until just recently. Sarah received a phone call late one night from a police officer … Continue reading National Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kinship Care

Ministry Leader Question: How to help foster families?

The thing about foster (and adoptive) parents (gotta love them!) is that they aren’t really great at asking for help. They are the helpers, the doers, the go to people. Most likely, the foster/adoptive parents in your church are already involved in ministry in some way. Because of that, these are the people that you … Continue reading Ministry Leader Question: How to help foster families?

Foster Care 101 Part 3: Three Considerations when Choosing a Foster Care Agency

This is part 3 in our series Foster Care 101. View Part 1. View Part 2.  When you were graduating high school, you probably went to a variety of different colleges for visits. You asked a lot of questions, you toured, you interviewed them as much as they interviewed you. When you moved to a … Continue reading Foster Care 101 Part 3: Three Considerations when Choosing a Foster Care Agency