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Category: Foster Care & Adoption

Breeze Family Story

Breeze Family Story

One day Rafael stopped breathing. His biological parents unsuccessfully attempted to resuscitate him, and unwittingly caused head trauma. Now in a foster home with the Breezes, Rafael's elevated medical needs are being met while his large family is eagerly taking all the necessary steps and trainings for him to come back home. Committed to help them complete this task, the Breezes have been creative problem-solvers.

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Bridget's Story

Bridget's Story

Placed in foster care herself as a teen, Bridget was unable to connect with her foster mother. That's when she decided she wanted to become a foster parent - so she could make sure the youth in her care never felt that way. Bridget has been a foster parent for 22 years now, connecting with youth and even adopting. She says it's in her blood.

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Elijah's Story

Elijah's Story

Elijah's is a story of fortitude and resiliency. Read and listen as he shares his story of abuse and neglect in his own words, and how he found the strength to persevere and heal.

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Kirkland Family Story

Kirkland Family Story

The Kirklands have been fostering for 17 years, helping numerous youth find their footing and start their adult lives on the right track. Initially, they were traditional foster parents, but after seeing the support their neighbors received through our therapeutic foster care (TFC) program, they decided to give it a try.

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Willoughby Family Story

Willoughby Family Story

The Willoughbys have been foster parents for 20 years, but they've never felt as supported or as part of a community as they have through our therapeutic foster care program. Read their story.

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