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Former foster children offer guidance for teens in foster care in Ada

by AdoptionMedia on
01 Jul 2013 12:59 PM
Category: Foster Children (http://www.kxii.com)

Transitioning to adulthood can be difficult for teens if they don't have guidance and support, but an event in Ada is helping teens in foster care create a successful path for their future. - kxii.com

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Out of Foster Care -- and Into What?

Child Welfare Watch and an internal city review have found that about 15 percent of young adults who age out of foster care end up in the homeless shelter system within two years of their initial discharge. - Gotham Gazette

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May is National Foster Care Month

Each May, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity to shine a light on the experiences of the more than 400,000 children and youth in the foster care system. -Ukiah Daily Journal Staff

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KidsPeace Launches Online Resource for Foster Care Teens

by AdminFA on
25 Apr 2013 11:08 AM
Category: Foster Children (http://www.paramuspost.com)

New portal goes live for National Foster Care Awareness Month with anonymous counseling to aid teens with unique issues. -By Mel Fabrikant, The Paramus Post

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When stars adopt, the world notices

by AdminFA on
02 Apr 2013 11:10 AM
Category: Celebrity Adoption (http://www.azcentral.com)

Look around the entertainment industry, and you'll see just how many celebrities have adopted. -By Donna Freydkin | USA TODAY

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Recruiters try to make adoption matches

by AdminFA on
26 Mar 2013 01:10 PM
Category: Domestic Adoption (http://www.dispatch.com)

Since state officials announced plans last spring to put $2.3 million in state and federal money into the effort, 24 additional Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiters have been hired, and five more soon will be on the job, serving 55 of Ohio’s 88 counties. -By Rita Price, The Columbus Dispatch

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Missouri senators pass bill to let kids rejoin foster care

by AdminFA on
26 Mar 2013 01:05 PM
Category: Foster Children (http://www.kctv5.com)

A proposed Senate bill would allow children who chose to leave the foster care system at 18 to return and stay until they're 21. -By Chris Oberholtz, Multimedia Producer & Dave Jordan, News Reporter|KCTV5

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After picking out a dress and being pampered, girls in foster care prepare for their prom night.

by AdminFA on
20 Mar 2013 02:01 PM
Category: Foster Children (http://therecordlive.com)

On this special night, with some help from volunteers from the community got together for a day and night of pampering and fun. Source: The Record

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Website shows foster kids their wishes are worthwhile

by AdminFA on
08 Mar 2013 11:05 AM
Category: Foster Children (http://www.cnn.com)

Foster children don't often get what they want, but one group is trying to help change that. Danielle Gletow's nonprofit posts kids' wishes online so anyone can pay for them. -By Danielle Berger, CNN

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Bill would give foster families money for mental health care

by AdminFA on
28 Feb 2013 09:39 AM
Category: Foster Parenting (http://www.azcentral.com)

Adoptive parents and their kids would get additional state help paying for mental-health treatment under a bill that won unanimous approval Tuesday in the Senate Appropriations Committee. -By Mary K. Reinhart, The Republic/azcentral.com

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Colorado Supreme Court: Foster parents shouldn't be limited in hearing

by AdminFA on
28 Feb 2013 09:34 AM
Category: Foster Parenting (http://www.denverpost.com)

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that there should be no limit on foster parents' participation in hearings that can lead to the termination of the parental rights of biological parents. -By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post

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Mindy McCready's children: What will happen to her sons?

by AdminFA on
21 Feb 2013 11:17 AM
Category: Foster Children (http://www.foxnews.com)

Shortly before McCready’s death from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday, the boys were taken away from the singer and placed into foster care while she entered court-ordered rehab. -FoxNews.com

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Arizona drops U.S. foster care grant

by AdminFA on
04 Feb 2013 10:30 AM
Category: Foster Children (http://www.azcentral.com)

Blaming requirements they agreed to in the first place, state officials are canceling an $11.5 million federal grant program intended to help find homes for older, hard-to-place foster children. -By Mary K. Reinhart, The Republic | azcentral.com

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Foster grandparents helping children

by AdminFA on
25 Jan 2013 01:34 PM
Category: Foster Parenting (http://www.rawlinstimes.com)

Program participants regularly visit schools and work one-on-one with children that have needs. One grandparent can be paired with up to five or six children at a time. -By Han Cheung/Rawlins Daily Times

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Rodney Walker: From Foster Care to Yale: Why Doctor King Mattered to Me

by AdminFA on
25 Jan 2013 01:28 PM
Category: Foster Children (http://www.huffingtonpost.com)

From foster care to Yale, Rodney Walker pursues his dreams with inspiration from Dr. King's vision.

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