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Category: Foster Care & Adoption

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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Wade Family Story

Wade Family Story

Cynthia and Robert Wade have been foster parents for years, but even they continue to learn new things from the youth in their home. Recently, their foster son Ricky reminded them that they are helping these young men and women prepare for adulthood later.

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