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June 21, 2024

Mission Moment: Pregnancy & Parenting Support

The Pregnancy & Parenting Support (PPS) team recently connected with a family in need who was only eligible for four months of program support before their child aged out. We worked on a condensed timeline, connecting the child with services to support an autism diagnosis and helping the mother learn […]

Foster mother honors late husband’s legacy by caring for more than 100 children

“It’s the hardest thing you’ll ever do, and the most joy you’ll ever have.”         – Robyne Wilson-Cima Robyne Wilson-Cima says both she and her late husband John Cima should have been in foster care when they were children, but the service didn’t formally exist. So as Robyne and John […]

June 19, 2024

Mission Moment: Foster Care

Good Shepherd’s Foster Care program recently changed a family’s life forever when they matched them with an eight-year-old boy at the end of 2023 through our Specialized Adoption service. Specialized Adoption helps families provide permanency to a child in the foster care system. This child has elevated needs, which are […]

February 5, 2024

Taylor’s Story: The Complex Emotions of Adoption from a Child’s Perspective

Taylor fidgets nervously in a recliner in the living room. She’s pinching the tips of her fingers one-by-one, but her mind is elsewhere. Today is a day she has been eagerly anticipating, as her foster family, John and Macy Garcia, invited their extended family over for a big announcement. Macy […]