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By Courtney Edge-Mattos on February 18, 2022
5 Top Reasons Foster Families Choose JRI
It is hard to know where to start with foster care. Do you choose a state agency or a private agency? What are the differences? What supports will you need? Which is the right fit?
We asked our foster families why they choose JRI and here are the Top Five Reasons our foster families cited!
- The Staff!
Time and time again, our foster families cited the positive relationships
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By Courtney Edge-Mattos on April 2, 2021
How long have you been thinking about fostering? Is this a new idea or something you’ve considered for some time?
This is often the first question I ask folks, and the answer is almost always the same: years. But they weren't sure they were ready. They weren't sure they are enough.
They've spent years picturing what it would be like to prepare a room for a child, of the things they would do with a child or
You’ve taken the classes. You’ve been fingerprinted, interviewed, reference-checked. You’ve watched the “Removed” movie fourteen times. You’ve read blogs and
There are so many wonderful people out there who want to support the children and families with whom we work.