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Category: Foster Care & Adoption

A Portrait of Generosity

A Portrait of Generosity

When Jack turned 9, he and his family took part in a "9 acts of kindness" challenge. As one of his acts, Jack spent some of his birthday money to buy birthday gifts for our youth in foster care. This simple act of kindness garnered media attention as Jack continued to share what he had with others.

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Screening for Success: Developing a New Tool to Address Trauma

Screening for Success: Developing a New Tool to Address Trauma

Every youth who enters foster care shares one common thread - the trauma of being removed from their homes and separated from their families. In 2018, Washington University conducted a needs assessment for our treatment foster care program. Based on their assessment, we are now collaborating with them to develop a screening tool to be used before placing a child in a treatment foster care home.

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Staff Spotlight - Nakia Winston

Staff Spotlight - Nakia Winston

Nakia Winston works in our St. Louis office placing children in loving treatment foster homes. Learn about her work, the need for foster parents, and what keeps her going.

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Inspiring Foster Care Glow-Ups

Inspiring Foster Care Glow-Ups

#Glowup has taken over social media. People are telling the stories of how they overcame childhood adversity (or just bad school photos) and blossomed into the people they are today. Here are some inspiring #glowup stories of people you may not have known were in foster care.

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Have Questions About Reunification? Our Expert Has Answers.

Have Questions About Reunification? Our Expert Has Answers.

In honor of Foster Care Awareness Month, we’ve asked our experts to share one thing they’d like our community to better understand about foster care. In this post, we take a look at reunification.

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