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What the system taught me
From her first days as a Child Protective Services investigator to Bethany senior vice president, what Cheri Williams has learned over her social services career has changed her thinking about what’s best for children. Today she’s in a position to do something about that.
A safe place for women to heal
Bethany Recovery Center is a rehab center that helps women struggling with drug or alcohol abuse and addiction.Play
Leaving a legacy of love
Use FreeWill to create a will for free, plan for the future, take care of loved ones, and leave a legacy.
Helping teens in foster care feel at home
As foster parents, Danny and Dahlia love to help teens. It’s not only the urgent need for foster homes for teens, although that’s part of it.Play
Opening the conversation
As Brendan and Ciera considered adoption, they assumed they would adopt in birth order—meaning children younger than their two biological kids. But they were soon moved by the high rates of homelessness for teen boys in their community.Play
"We're called to help"
For Marla and Robert, short-term immigrant foster care is an opportunity to be a part of the solution to the crisis of immigrant children coming across the border without their parents.Play
What are the requirements to be a foster parent?
Learn age, space, and work requirements for becoming a foster parent.
Change begins at home
When Mia’s behaviors escalated, she was hospitalized for months because local residential care facilities would not admit her. Intensive, home-based intervention made it possible for her to come home again.
Navigating the dramatic decline in infant adoption: How Bethany is responding and shifting
In response to the declining number of infants available for adoption, Bethany is shifting programming and investing in services that safely keep families together.
Self-care for social workers
Yesenia Fermin, Bethany’s director of culture and belonging offers 4 ways social workers can build resilience—and why it matters for self-care.