National Adoption Month: Matt & Lauren’s Story
Written by Matt and Lauren, who adopted both their daughter (age 3 and a half) and son (10 months) at birth The story of growing our family is a long journey with ups and downs, including multiple pregnancy losses before realizing that we were being called to adopt. In […]
National Adoption Month: Adult Adoption
Did you know it is never too late to have a family? A child can remain in foster care until the age of 21 and the importance of a family and life-long connections is critical to stability and success as a child moves into adulthood. If a family is identified […]
Adoption Answers: What is an adoption plan?
What is an adoption plan? An adoption plan is simply what is says: making a plan for adoption. In the past, phrases like “putting up for adoption” or “giving up my baby for adoption” have been used, but we understand that there is no “giving up” when it comes to […]
Good Shepherd Staff: Meet Sue!
Sue Leshe has been a Family Development Specialist with Good Shepherd. She started out working as a case management position for 4 years and transferred to the Licensing Unit where she has been for almost two years. Sue explained that her role as a case manager has given her greater […]