The Importance of Mentorship in the Foster Care Community

For children in the foster care system, having a stable and supportive adult in their lives can make all the difference. Mentors can provide guidance, support, and a sense of belonging for children who may have experienced trauma and instability in their early years. As a foster care organization serving the Wichita Falls and Abilene … Read more

Why Adopting an Older Child from Foster Care Is a Smart Decision

We all deserve a forever home, with a family who loves and cares for us unconditionally. Each year, 23,000 American children age out of foster care system with no permanent home to go to. They face a tough reality: approximately 20% of them become homeless, one-third become incarcerated, and 50% of them become unemployed following their transition from … Read more

The Complete Guide to Becoming a Foster Parent

Becoming a foster parent can be a rewarding experience, but it is not always easy. There are many things to consider before you decide to take this step, such as whether you are single or married. Is Marriage Required to Be a Foster Parent? The short answer is no, you do not have to be … Read more

Five Key Things About Kinship Care Services at 2INgage

When a child is placed in foster care, child welfare services often look to the child’s biological family for a permanent home. Below are five key things you need to know about kinship care services at 2ingage. KINSHIP CARE IS DIVIDED INTO TWO CATEGORIES Both informal and formal forms of kinship care are available. Some children … Read more

5 Important Ways You Can Support Foster Families

Foster families play a critical role in assisting children and families going through challenging moments in life. They provide safe, loving, and nurturing care to the children and coordinate with their biological families to conquer challenges. Fostering isn’t an easy job. Foster families need support and love to survive the challenges of fostering. Here are six … Read more

Top 3 Factors That Influence Foster Care Placement

When looking to become a foster parent and have a child placed in your home, it’s crucial to understand what it takes and why it can sometimes take longer to become a certified caregiver. As with most things in life, several factors influence how long it takes to become a foster care. In this article, we … Read more