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Read real stories from current and former foster parents, former children in foster care, and passionate individuals who are working to make difference in the lives of children in foster care
November 11, 2019

How Does the Foster Care Placement Process Work?

Every foster parent remembers their first placement call. The anxiety. The excitement. Today on #FosterFridayLive, Martha, a Placement Coordinator for SC DSS Upstate Foster Family and Licensing […]
November 4, 2019
Jolli

A Lot of Holes Left Empty: Being a Teen in Foster Care

Jolli entered foster care as a teen and her whole life changed. She was separated from the only world that she had ever known. She felt […]
November 4, 2019

Things Change

In life, things can change quickly. I’m convinced no one understands this better than foster families. Learning to be flexible is a life skill that everyone […]