Foster Family Stories | Carmen and Joe

“My name is Carmen, and my husband is Joe. Two years ago my family and I talked about wanting to become a foster care family. It was a long hard decision.  For me, the idea of fostering started a [...]

The Warren Warriors

Here’s to “The Warren Warriors!” By Bobbi Gagnon, Family Resource Specialist, KidsPeace Maine Opening one’s home to foster care is a very challenging, yet rewarding undertaking… but adopting [...]

Fostering Opioid Impacted Infants

One of the heart-breaking aspects of America’s opioid epidemic is its impact on foster care – especially when it comes to babies whose mothers used the drugs during pregnancy. In one Pennsylvania [...]

Love, Forever & Always

What is it that makes someone a great foster parent? The staff at KidsPeace New York Foster Care and Community Programs (FCCP) offered insights into that question as they paid tribute to Janet [...]

May we introduce our sister | A foster family’s story

When the call came to foster parents Katie and Alvin Harley, the request was simple and direct: We have a baby, can you take her? But for Katie, that simple request began a day she’ll never [...]

Because They Need Us

By Cori Ruszkowski “I’m scared,” she says. “Just tell me that I won’t get my heart broken.” I look at this woman who is in the process of becoming a foster [...]