Open Your Heart and Your Home: Become a Holding Home Partner
When a child is removed from their home, the Good Shepherd team instantly goes to work to find just the right foster family placement. We will call family to see if they’re available (our best option) and reach out to foster homes that are trained and ready to accept placements, […]
Stephanie Vinson Brings Passion and Commitment to Recruiting Foster Families
Stephanie Vinson, Good Shepherd’s (GS) Foster Family Recruiter, is passionate about finding new families who have the love, patience, and commitment to open their hearts and homes to children who need them. There are about 13,000 children in foster care state-wide and not nearly enough foster families. The biggest issue […]
What do you want for Father’s Day?
by Mike Nardini, Board Chair I remember asking my dad what he wanted for Father’s Day when I was a kid, and he’d say something like, “Just get me a card.” And I’d roll my eyes because who in their right mind would ask for a card when they could get […]
Treatment Foster Care Parent Profile: Mama Barb
Miss Barb. Mama Barb. Barbara, a Treatment Foster Care parent, answers to more than one affectionate name, earned during her time providing care to girls who’ve come to find a loving, stable home with her as part of Good Shepherd’s Treatment Foster Care program (TFC). Our team salutes her for […]