MENU

Close Menu

Rebekah and Raylie: Fostering that Grew Into Adoption

Rebekah says she feels like God gave her the desire to adopt when she was young, and she never wavered. After returning from missionary work in the Dominican Republic, she began the process of getting certified as a foster parent through Good Shepherd Children & Family Services. She vividly remembers […]

Treatment Foster Care Gets Youth Ready for Successful, Independent Future

by Nishelle Thompson, PLPC, Family Clinician Growing up in foster care isn’t easy. Forced into a reality different than the one you grew up in, not knowing what’s going to happen next, having strangers who tell you they care. When those strangers are empowered to make decisions for you and […]

A Leader in Treatment Foster Care, A Shepherd for Youth

Sometimes she can reach a foster care youth with one of her famous twelve-layer chocolate desserts. Sometimes she’ll get a smile when they see a house decorated for the holidays. And sometimes she will make that connection with a young person by simply turning on a funny movie at the […]

November 14, 2019

Foster Care Questions: Working with a Birth Family

Working with Birth Families Families considering fostering are often concerned or just curious about working with a child’s birth family. What do these relationships look like? Is it safe for my family and healthy for the child? These are a few of the frequently asked questions. To answer these questions […]