Family Stories

Foster Mother Shares Her Story

Published: 11/13/2018 Patricia Carter, a local foster mother, shares her story of why she became a foster parent nearly a decade ago and her goal of reunification for all of the children who come into her home.  Read More

Photo of Chelsey and her adoptive family

Kinship Adoption: Chelsey’s Story

Published: 4/20/2018 Chelsey just got braces, and she’ll be getting her driver’s license soon, too. She loves singing in the school choir, and she’s having a blast in photography class. Read More

Photo of Louisette and Cyrvan

Prevention Support: Cyrvan’s Story

Published: 4/20/2018 A defining feature of family is unconditional love. For Louisette, her actions to provide her grandson, Cyrvan, life-saving treatment speak louder than a simple “I love you” could ever convey. Read More

Going Home: Johnathan’s Story

Published: 1/15/2018 Johnathan came into the foster care system when he was very young. He was adopted by his grandmother and then reentered the system when he was 12 years old. Read More