5 things social workers want you to know

Ask any social worker why they chose to become a social worker and you’re likely to hear this same response: ‘I wanted to help people.’ These highly trained, caring professionals provide vital, life-changing support to children and families in order to improve the quality of life for all citizens. There’s a lot more to this […]

Churches help a father and son get second chance as family

This story was shared by Teri DeVoe, CarePortal Field Training Specialist: Several years ago, I had the role of monitoring visits between parents and children involved in the child welfare system who were working towards reunification. It was during this time that I met a dad and his nearly teenage son Caleb*. Dad had been […]

5 ways your company can help a child in foster care

Is giving back to the community an important part of your workplace culture? Corporate philanthropy is a wonderful way for employees at all levels of an organization to come together and make a positive impact in the lives of others. Some of the most vulnerable members of our society include the over 400,000 U.S. children […]

5 ways your church can impact the foster care system

Your church and its body of believers has a divine calling from Jesus to love and serve others just as He did. By following His perfect example and living an active faith, your church can make a real difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable members of our society, which includes the […]

Sweet Dreams for Boys Reunited With Mom

Two boys in LA County are sleeping comfortably and safely at home, back in their mother’s care, thanks to several generous members of their community. Through her own hard work, this mom was able to reunite with her sons, ages 9 and 3, less than one year after they had been removed from the home […]

Texas churches embrace the opportunity for meaningful connection

In the fall of 2021, a grandmother in Harris County, TX who was providing kinship care for four children passed away due to complications with COVID-19. In the midst of grieving the loss of their caregiver, the oldest child, a 19-year-old young woman, decided to take on the responsibility of caring for the other children […]

Bishop Martin calls on the Church to care for kids and “knock the system out”

In the small rural town of Possum Trot, Texas, you won’t find streetlights, McDonalds, or even a post office. Dirt roads, woods, and small-town living are all the roughly 700 people who live there know about. Head into the piney woods and you’ll find Bennet Chapel, a small community church where Bishop W.C. Martin serves […]

Community Brings A Mother Closer to Reunifying with Her Children

A single mother in Montana is one step closer to safely reunifying with her four children who are in foster care. While preparing to start her new job as a CNA, this mom needed help to purchase work clothes, specifically scrubs and tennis shoes. Her social worker, Hannah, entered the need into CarePortal, engaging the […]

Hear from Executive Director of Oklahoma Human Services

Deb
Shropshire, MD

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for the Florida DCF

Shevaun Harris

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Andy Crouch

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