NFPA – The Informer

NFPA – The Informer

Consider Joining the NFPA Today – NFPA Scoop
Your membership in the NFPA is not about purchasing a personal membership benefits package to support your family; it is about investing in a better life for every child living with foster, adoptive,…

What happens to youth too old for foster care? Affordable housing project in Des Moines to provide an answer The Sixth Avenue Flats, 1230 Sixth Ave., is a partnership between two local developers and the nonprofit Youth & Shelter Services

Separated by foster care system, ND man reconnected with siblings after over 20 years It was a reunion David White was convinced was never going to happen— Separated by decades, states and with new names, he says he felt like everything was working against him.

Arizona nonprofit donates mattresses for children in need to get a good night’s sleep Thrive Arizona is a nonprofit that provides support to families in the foster care system by providing children with basic needs like mattresses and bedding.

Girl, 17, finally adopted after 10 years in care and 24 different foster homes Akyra Holstein says she finally feels secure following so many years in the care system after she was taken in by her 28-year-old mum Katie in Kentucky

Foster care in Texas is poised to build on its successes: Katie Olsen Imagine wanting to be foster parents to a child in need and then getting a call that your wish had come true.

Wednesday’s Child: Siblings look out for one another Siblings are sometimes separated in foster care, but whenever possible, they stay together.

Child Advocates San Antonio asking for toy donations for children in foster care SAN ANTONIO; In an effort to make every child celebrates Christmas with a gift from Santa, Child Advocates San Antonio is holding a toy drive to benefit children currently in foster care. CASA…

How to help children in foster care without taking a child into your home Organizations are always looking for suitcases, backpacks, school supplies and other items.

Are Foster Care Agencies Entitled To Religious Accommodation? The Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether a religious agency has a right to participate in the city of Philadelphia’s foster care program while declining to carry out home studies for same‐​…

SIUE Building Futures’ Youth Continue to Reach for Success During Pandemic For many young people in the Building Futures program, designed to help them secure living-wage employment and attain self-sufficiency, challenges and obstacles are common. Fortunately, Southern Ill

State Moves to Ban Face-Down Restraining Hold at Foster Care Facilities So-called prone restraints involve adult guards pinning allegedly unruly children on the floor. The move can be deadly.

GUEST COMMENTARY: CASA For Kids helps keep youth in foster care safe About 1,700 to 2,000 children and youth are reported as missing from foster care in any given year according to an annual report from the Department of Family and Protective Services.

Trafficked by her own family: Julia’s story Betrayed by her family into years of forced labor, Julia had lost hope. But her foster family helped her discover her worth.

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