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July 25, 2018

Adoption coordinator, ‘God’s hand’ touches lives

Originally published by the St. Louis Review By Joseph Kenny | | twitter: @josephkenny2 Mary Ann Hoeynck worked as the adoption coordinator for Good Shepherd Children and Family Services and is retiring after 40 years of service to the Catholic Charities agencies that combined to form Good Shepherd. Her […]

July 2, 2018

Aging Out

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 […]

April 9, 2018

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 […]

April 3, 2018

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 […]