Due to lack of registrants the Let’s Move Inservice training scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2018 in Beckley, at 6:00 pm, has been cancelled.
The level II in service training Promoting Cultural and Personal Identity in Lewisburg at 6:00pm on February 13, 2013 is now cancelled due to lack of participants.
The training scheduled for 1/30/2018 in Pineville at 6:00 pm is no longer being held this evening due to weather.
Less than 50 percent of Washington’s foster children graduate from high school within five years, compared with 82 percent of all public high school students, according to recent Treehouse and state statistics. “Every time a student gets pulled out of a home to live with strangers, that will impact the ability to study,” said Peggy […]
Every child deserves a family. For some children, the path to a safe, loving, forever family can be arduous — as was the case for Xavier and Nathaniel, the adopted children of one of my Florida constituents, Martin Gill. Xavier and Nathaniel had a difficult start, moving from a situation of neglect to a foster […]
The stockings are hung, by the chimney with care, in hopes that…In hopes of what? For many children who have been placed into the foster care system, they have come from homes where there was no Christmas, there was no hope. They have come from families that did not celebrate a holiday. They have come […]
For Joshua Smith, 21, this year signals the tenth anniversary of escaping the clutches of his abusive father. No one could ever have imagined that vulnerable little boy could become the successful, content and confident man of today — something he attributes to the astounding kindness and empathy of his foster parents Jane, now 54, […]
For the 4th consecutive year there has been a rise in the number of children in foster care, due to a rise in substance abuse. At the end of the 2016 fiscal year, a total of 437,000 kids were reported in the foster care system. That total is up from the 427,400 that was reported at the end […]