What will foster parenting be like?
The goal of foster care is to keep children safe and supported while their family works toward reunification. This eight-minute video covers why foster parents are are encouraged to get attached to children in their care while helping them strengthen their relationship with their parents.Play
I let them read about who I am
After more than 10 years in foster care and aging out without a family, Bridgette was angry about what happened to her. Today as a foster parent, she believes God has given her story a bigger purpose.
Keeping children safe and loved through foster care
Tamika and Chris have been foster parents through Bethany for about four years, but they consider themselves not just foster parents, but a foster family.Play
Loving a child will change your life
When considering adoption, prospective parents may be looking (consciously or unconsciously) for a child who will “fit” their family. But waiting children in foster care need families who will make room for them and welcome them as they are.
3 tips for parenting teens from hard places
Teens with a trauma history may be protecting themselves when they keep foster and adoptive parents at a distance. Try these tips to make a lasting connection.