Due to a lack of registration, the WVPRIDE In-Service, Promoting Cultural & Personal Identity, scheduled for tonight, January 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm in Princeton will be cancelled.
Every Child Deserves a Family Campaign Launched to Promote Best Interests of All Children in Foster and Adoption Systems
Today, Family Equality Council announces the launch of the Every Child Deserves a Family Campaign, to promote the best interests of all children in the foster care and adoption system by increasing their access to loving, stable, forever homes, and to ensure safe and supportive care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth […]
Due to a scheduling conflict, the WVPRIDE PreService session 7 which will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2017 will be held at the Raleigh County DHHR. If you have any further questions please contact WV FACT at 304-716-4998.
Both victims of shaken baby syndrome, these sweet boys have now found a safe and loving family where they are thriving. Matthew and Mason lived with Boni in foster care for 26 months. They were both victims of shaken baby syndrome. Though both experienced abuse and neglect, Matthew is still suffering from a traumatic brain […]
The way you talk to your child about their adoption story will impact them forever. This can be a wonderful thing – they could feel special and loved by both sets of parents, or they could feel guilty and ashamed. A lot of how they feel will depend on you. This is a big responsibility […]
Babies born with a drug dependency are in great need of help, according to health officials. A new study is calling for federal action to address the problem that not only affects the entire country, but especially the Mountain State. Lawmakers announced the release of a study this week by the Government Accountability Office that […]
Don’t forget the families that loved and cared for your child before they were placed with you. For foster families to be expected to simply “move on” from a child who became like their own is ridiculous and heart wrenching. I could not see the tears in the eyes of their youngest son across that […]
If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, you may be curious as to how fostering will impact your daily life. Some changes are unique to fostering children, while other changes occur with the addition of a new family member. Continue reading How Will Fostering a Child Impact My Daily Life? by clicking on […]
More than 110,000 children in the U.S. foster care system are legally free for adoption, yet more than 20,000 of these kids will never find an adoptive family. After a childhood of hardship, youth exiting the system without family support face a high risk of unemployment, homelessness, incarceration and other negative life outcomes. But the 2017 […]