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Building Resilience for Children in Your Care

By |2021-01-22T02:30:05+00:00February 10th, 2021|News|

Resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficulties; whether that’s getting sick, experiencing grief, losing friends, failing tests, etc. For foster children, this includes bigger changes, such as adjusting to new foster homes, schools, seeing family at different cadences, and more. During a COVID world, this means changing to virtual school, adjusting to not

A Q&A on Fostering During COVID

By |2021-01-14T02:10:29+00:00January 14th, 2021|News|

It has been a hard year for so many during the pandemic, and this is especially the case for foster children. We've had a lot of answer a few questions about how this pandemic is affecting children in foster care, and are sharing our experience here!   How Has COVID impacted foster children? Many children

5 Back-To-School Tips

By |2020-09-13T19:16:39+00:00September 13th, 2020|News|

We’re back-to-school, and school is tough this year! Whether you’re 100% virtual, hybrid, or in-person entirely, there are a lot of adjustments happening. What are some ways you and your family can get into the groove? Create a Dedicated Study Space. While this can have pictures, fun colors, etc., and your child should be able

Five Amazing Reasons to Foster A Teen

By |2020-08-26T01:04:53+00:00August 20th, 2020|News|

As a therapeutic foster care agency, we work with counties all over to find homes for children that county foster homes aren’t able to care for. Unfortunately, teenagers often fall into this group, simply because of their age, and are frequently put into group homes because there are no foster homes available to them. But

We Earned Our Three-Year CARF Accreditation!

By |2020-08-13T01:28:11+00:00August 13th, 2020|News|

For Children’s Sake is incredibly proud to announce that our foster care program, as well as our outpatient behavioral health program, received a three-year CARF Accreditation. What Does This Mean? CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services providers in the areas of Aging Services, Behavioral Health, Child and Youth Services,

School Supply Drive!

By |2020-08-13T01:31:29+00:00August 10th, 2020|News|

Donate to Our Kiddos This School Year! For Children's Sake is working towards a tough goal this year; to provide school supplies to all of our kids in care! Our foster parents are absolute super heros, getting all of the children in their home set up for success in this crazy COVID world. As some

For Children’s Sake’s CEO Speaks on Racism

By |2020-07-05T20:50:37+00:00June 9th, 2020|News|

Racism is in direct opposition to the mission of For Children’s Sake.  We believe in a nurturing home environment for every child that includes relationships that last a lifetime.  As we strive to meet our mission goal, we recognize that institutional racism and the rate of black children being placed in foster care are linked. 

Celebrating Our New Foster Parents!

By |2020-06-10T01:10:15+00:00May 29th, 2020|News|

National Foster Care Month may be winding down, but For Children’s Sake is still hard at work approving new foster parents to help provide amazing care to our kiddos! Meet two of our new families below: Benjamin Alderman & Alaina Hopkins Benjamin Alderman and Alaina Hopkins are new parents here at FCS! Benjamin was introduced

How Can I Celebrate National Foster Care Month?

By |2020-05-16T01:07:55+00:00May 16th, 2020|News|

May is a time to acknowledge all of the ways that people can get involved with foster care and appreciate those who work closely with kiddos in care; social workers, families, and volunteers. Even more, it’s a time to work celebrate the resilience of those kiddos in care. Want to get involved and celebrate the

Coping with Quarantined Kiddos

By |2020-04-14T06:41:44+00:00April 4th, 2020|News|

We can’t imagine how tough it is right now having kiddos stuck in the house, with so many emotions swirling around their heads and nothing to keep them busy! We’ve attached a list of resources here to help keep your kiddos calm, happy, and busy!   For more info on talking to your kiddos about

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