I am an interim boarding care provider--like a foster parent--and the baby in my care was hospitalized. The buck stopped with me...except it didn't.
Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, which provides services to youth and families in need on Long Island, recently appointed Kelly Rumm as the assistant director of the foster care program.
Kids in foster care who are seeking "forever families" are the subjects in a new photo exhibit at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville, NY. The exhibit is organized by Heart Gallery and is the first of its kind on Long Island.
Tina Traster, author and mother to a Russian-adopted daughter with Reactive Attachment Disorder, talks about her "aha moment," warning signs of RAD, how she has treated her daughter's RAD, and what she hopes readers take away from her book on the subject, "Rescuing Julia Twice."
What do you need to know to become a foster parent? We talked with Nicole L. Mudd, a foster care home-finder for Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth on Long Island, about what it takes to be a foster parent, rights and responsibilities of the job, and other ways to help children in need.
Forever Families Through Adoption, Inc. (FFTA), an NY- and CT-authorized adoption placement agency and resource center, held its third annual gourmet food tasting and silent auction event, "An Evening at Crawford Park Mansion," which raised more than $25,000 for FFTA’s programming.
The 2011 Foster Parent Recognition Ceremony, held May 26, honored 51 foster parents for their dedication to New York City youth.
Here's help in handling the trickiest birthday party conundrums, including divorced parents; birthdays for twins and multiples, adopted children, and those that fall on holidays; and summer birthdays.
Forever Families Through Adoption (FFTA) of Rye Brook, a New York and Connecticut licensed adoption placement agency and resource center, raised more than $15,000 at its second annual gourmet tasting event and silent auction.