“I would adopt if it weren’t so expensive.” The amount of times I’ve heard this statement is uncountable. I get it: the high fees surrounding domestic infant and international adoption are overwhelming. There is a lot of talk about ethics in the adoption world. Continue reading by clicking on the link below. https://adoption.com/7-ways-to-adopt-without-going-into-debt
The push to increase adoption in England is punishing low-income women, who are increasingly losing their children due to poverty, according to research by Legal Action for Women. https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jan/18/children-parents-foster-social-care-families-adoption
The nation’s drug addiction epidemic is driving a dramatic increase in the number of children entering foster care, forcing many states to take urgent steps to care for neglected children. Click on link below to continue reading the article. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/states-struggling-drug-addiction-fueled-crisis-foster-care/
Continue reading the article posted to find out what you as the parent can do for your adoptive or foster child for a better transition. ALSO, ENROLL in the TRAININGS that WVFACT offers to keep you updated and to provide you with guidance that will help with the transition that your foster and/or adoptive child […]
Trigger warning. 400,000 children are in foster care in the U.S., and kids who find themselves in the system come from difficult backgrounds. This film was made to bring awareness to what some kids experience and to help adults understand life through the children’s eyes. At the end, she says it all: “I am lovable. […]
Due to impending weather and early dismissal of school today, Orientation in Greenbrier County will be canceled for tonight. We will reschedule later. The Preservice scheduled to begin on Saturday 1/12/2017 will proceed as listed unless otherwise noted.
I am not exactly a social media maven, so the fact that I’m writing this article at all is somewhat amusing. I don’t use Twitter or Instagram or whatever the current cool social media platform is. I will also be the first to admit that it took me a long, long time to join the […]
“Massachusetts foster care system is looking for new options as opioid epidemic increases children in system”
Massachusetts’ foster care system is currently dealing with an influx of newborns due to the drug epidemic plaguing the nation. http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2016/11/massachusetts_foster_care_syst.html
http://wvpublic.org/post/drug-epidemic-takes-toll-foster-care-system This is a piece about the struggles that foster parents face when dealing with children who had biological parents addicted to drugs and the problems carried over to the children.