KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs (FCCP) in Honesdale offers foster care to children of all ages. In addition, KidsPeace Honesdale is a licensed adoption agency and an affiliate of the Statewide Adoption Network (SWAN). Other services offered may include Kinship Foster Care, Family Group Decision Making, CRRHH (Community Residential Rehabilitation Host Home), or counseling in the community. Please feel free to contact our office directly for additional details about any of these services!
On Saturday April 29, the Greater Scranton YMCA hosted Healthy Kids Day – a free community event designed to get kids moving and learning as well as families living healthier. There were more than fifty vendors, laser tag, a petting zoo, face painting, magicians, a photo booth, bounce houses, etc. KidsPeace Foster Care and Community Programs participated in this event, offering visitors information regarding its Foster Care, Adoption, S.I.T.E., parenting skills and suicide prevention programs, as well as helpful websites such as TeenCentral.net, ParentCentral.net, KidsPeace.org and Fostercare.com. Jillian Bonda, caseworker, and Michelle Paserp, family resource specialist, also offered visitors blue ribbons to promote April as Child Abuse Prevention month, as well as bottles of water in line with the event’s goal of helping to promote healthy living.
On April 10, 2017 the Verizon Wireless store in Honesdale, PA allowed KidsPeace to display a table in their store. Wayne County residents that frequent the store were able to get information regarding the services that KidsPeace offers such as Foster Care, Adoption and S.I.T.E as well as information on parenting skills and suicide prevention. Verizon Wireless has invited KidsPeace to participate in the book bag giveaway they have in August where local families come to get free book bags and school supplies for their children.