Supporting Foster Children in Times of Transition

Foster care is a journey of constant change and transition, with children often moving between homes and caregivers. These transitions can be particularly challenging for foster children, who may struggle to form attachments and feel a sense of stability. As a caregiver, it’s important to provide support and resources to help foster children navigate these … Read more

Creating a Support System for Foster Families

Foster parenting can be a challenging and rewarding experience. Providing a safe and nurturing home for children in need requires a great deal of patience, compassion, and support. At 2INgage, we believe that foster families deserve a strong support system to help them navigate the challenges and joys of fostering. In this post, we’ll discuss … Read more

Empowering Older Children through Life Skills Training

Foster care provides a temporary home for children who have been removed from their biological families due to abuse, neglect, or other safety concerns. While foster care can provide stability and safety for these children, the experience can also be challenging, particularly for older children who have lived in multiple homes and have limited life … Read more

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