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By Courtney Edge-Mattos on November 18, 2022
Foster care is a large, complex system. It is important to remember that individual lives and stories make up foster care. Please take a moment to hear Jazzlynn's story, one of the many Faces of Foster Care.
Jazzlynn, or "Jazzy" for short, is 15 years old. She's been in and out of foster care for the majority of her life. She doesn't remember all of the schools she's been to or the names of the
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By Courtney Edge-Mattos on October 18, 2022
Elijah is six years old. His birthday was last month and he had a Pokemon themed party. Not many kids went, but it was still fun. He’s going to dress up as Flying Charmander for Halloween. Elijah can tell you all about Pokemon and every character. He loves to play the online games and has every book he can find about them. He watches the cartoons every chance he gets.
Elijah has lived with the
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.