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Governor Wolf signs 2 Bills Supporting Kinship/Relative Caregivers in Pennsylvania

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

Governor Wolf recently signed two bills supporting kinship and relative caregivers. H.B. 2133 establishes the Kinship Caregiver Navigator Program and H.B. 1539 would grant temporary guardianship to grandparents when the parents of the grandchildren... Read more

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Ohio's Family First Prevention Act Exploration & Design Forums

By APetite1 — Nov 14, 2018

OFCA, ODJFS, PCSAO, Ohio Children's Alliance, and Casey Family Programs hosted a set of five Regional Family First and Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) Exploration and Design Forums for Ohio. The new federal legislation brings many changes. They are... Read more

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Ohio's Kinship Day at the Capitol: GrandRally Giving Voice to Kinship Families

By APetite1 — Nov 13, 2018

Kinship Day at the Capitol: GrandRally Giving Voice to Kinship Families September 26, 2018 Kinship/relative caregivers, families and supporters gathered at the Capitol to highlight their experiences, connect with each other and share concerns with... Read more

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Youth Asked and Congress Answered: Fixing The Glitch

By shannonsymonds — Nov 7, 2018

On October 24th, 2018, the President signed into law the Opioid Package, which contained a provision directly impacting foster youth. FosterClub wants to recognize and thank the youth, policymakers, advocates, and professionals who listened to the... Read more

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Sometimes it Takes a Binder

By emilyfish — Oct 31, 2018

"As a social worker I never know what or how I will get each teenager to open up and feel safe, but yesterday, it was a binder." We purchased several FYI Binders for our program after they came out and have handed them out to various foster youth in... Read more

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NEW Foster Parent Online Training Course

By emilyfish — Oct 31, 2018

Check out our newest Foster Parent Online Training Course - Family Matters: Supporting Connections to Birth Parents Foster parents play a vital role in maintaining connections between children and their birth parents. These relationships can be... Read more

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FosterClub at Shoulder to Shoulder

By Double EE — Oct 30, 2018

Ashlee Kauffunger, FosterClub's Oregon Outreach Coordinator and Ashley Foster-French, FosterClub's Training & Education Manager, along with Ellenor, attended the Shoulder to Shoulder in Portland, Oregon. FosterClub shared our publications, and... Read more