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
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
For Children’s Sake (FCS) is a local therapeutic foster care agency that provides support to foster families as they help children in need. FCS also provides a variety of therapy services to the whole community. This month, FCS wants to address a disorder that affects approximately 9.4% of the children in the United States –
The holidays can be a challenging time for a child in foster care. This may be their first time away from their biological family, or their first time in your home. Even if they have lived with you for holidays previously, meeting new family and having new traditions can be sad if you remember past
The last few weeks at FCS have been so much fun as we’ve been gearing up for the holiday season! We’ve had an exciting event last weekend, and another one coming up this weekend! Our Holiday Party is held every year to give a huge thank-you to our foster parents and to give gifts to
This September, we held a Fall Festival at Lake Ridge Marina & Golf, where all of our foster families were invited to come enjoy food and festivities. We decorated pumpkins, face-painted, played football, danced to music, and had a blast! We hope that all of our families enjoyed it and are looking forward to
We have three amazing new interns dedicating their time to us this year! LAUREN SEXTON Lauren Sexton received a degree in Social Work from GMU last May and is now working on her Masters! She hopes to continue working with foster care after graduation and loves spending time with family.