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Adult Adoption

By Adam@fosterclub — Sep 21, 2017

Growing up in my grandmothers 1 bedroom trailer, living on the back balcony which we converted into my brother and Is room wasn’t all that bad. My biological mother is a drug addict and she chose drugs over her kids, so she wasn’t around very often... Read more

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Teen LGBTQ+ Survey

By Adam@fosterclub — Aug 30, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign and researchers at the University of Connecticut are working together on a national online survey of LGBTQ young people. They want to hear your views about your school and family, your health and safety, and how being LGBTQ... Read more

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How Have Foster Parents Impacted Me?

By Treamann Rolfi — Jul 5, 2017

You are going to get a sneak at my journey of the foster homes that impacted me the most. The foster care system has made me who I am today. Today can be thanked in the form of a package labeled "Nicholas Rolfi". The system has shaped and molded my... Read more

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#DaretoCare

By Adam@fosterclub — Jul 1, 2017

How will you #DareToCare? All of us have been impacted by foster care in some fashion. Whether we have been in foster care ourselves, or we know someone who has, it's important to share the impact that it can have on a young person's life. This is... Read more

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How We Can Do Better: Foster Parent Mistakes and Successes

By Danno_M — Jul 1, 2017

People who are interested in becoming foster parents often want to read perspectives on foster parenting from current foster parents. Youth perspectives can be helpful. As I advocate for current and former foster youth, I'm finding more... Read more

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The Ideal Foster Parent

By ruterje13 — Jun 29, 2017

My name is Jessica Determan, I am 19 years old, and I am from southwest Minnesota. I have been in the child welfare system from ages 14 to 18. I have gone through two traditional foster homes, one kinship placement and at the age of 17, I found my... Read more

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What Being a Great Foster Parent Looks Like to Me

By calaffa1 — Jun 20, 2017

Foster youth are very diverse individuals because they come from many unique backgrounds and cultures. I personally believe being a foster parent takes a lot of responsibility and patience. They have to make sure the children's needs are being met,... Read more

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