This Independence Day, it’s easy to focus on how the country celebrates this holiday – barbecue, fireworks, and the epitome of summertime. But to youth in the foster care system, the notion of “independence” has an entirely different meaning. Across the country, babies, children, and teens enter foster care every […]
Strong Communities, Strong Families
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time when child advocates, agencies, and communities come together to share ways to prevent child abuse and keep kids safe. This week, we’re focusing on how building up strong communities can help to prevent child abuse. Children’s Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Heath […]
Thank you, Deacon Diaper Drive!
We were overwhelmed by the generosity of the deacons and parishoners of Christ Peace of Prince Parish in St. Louis! As part of the Deacon Diaper Drive, diapers and pull-ups were collected and donated to help us serve our clients. These diapers will go to babies and toddlers in our […]
True Life Stories: Baby Henry’s Adoption
Congratulations Mark, Maria, and baby Henry! Mark and Maria came to Good Shepherd’s Infant Adoption program and baby Henry was placed with them soon after his birth. As we do with most adoptive families, we held Henry’s placement ceremony in our Ave Maria chapel shortly after he had been placed. […]