Respite Care: A Crucial Part of the Foster Care System

Have you ever considered being a positive part of the foster system? Is your heart for providing secure homes to foster children but you are not sure you can commit to full-time foster care? Consider being a respite care provider and you just might find out that is exactly where you belong. What Exactly is … Read moreRespite Care: A Crucial Part of the Foster Care System

How To Support Foster Families in the Short-Term and Long-Term

Ask any foster family and you will know that fostering is very hard, but worth the effort. Fostering a child is not for everyone and that is okay. However, everyone can support foster families in their community by meeting short-term and long-term needs. Here are some practical things you can do to support these families … Read moreHow To Support Foster Families in the Short-Term and Long-Term

Foster Care: A Home for Children Without a Home

When one thinks of foster care, it often gets a bad reputation. The term foster care can evoke different emotions and images across societal lines. Provide Services for Children One image that comes to mind is social workers separating children from their families. Another image the term it may convey is picture of children feeling … Read moreFoster Care: A Home for Children Without a Home

Four Ways to be a Great Foster Parent in Texas

There are many children in Texas foster care who need a great foster parent. Here are four ways to be an amazing foster care parent to a child in need. Patience Children coming into foster care may present all kinds of special needs and issues. It is important to be patient with these children and understand that it … Read moreFour Ways to be a Great Foster Parent in Texas

Foster Care and Legislation In Texas: Here’s What You Need To Know

There are many things to know when considering foster care in the state of Texas. Your mission is to take in and care for children in need of a supportive home.  Whether you plan to be a foster parent, or are working with a new parent that is not able to take care of their … Read moreFoster Care and Legislation In Texas: Here’s What You Need To Know