Colby is a funny, kind, and thoughtful 15-year-old who loves being social and connecting with others. “He is a good storyteller and is very witty!” says Sara Jeske, his Child
In the adoptive, foster, and kinship community, there’s often a wide range of what parents know about the child’s birth parents. Frequently, information about the birth mother’s prenatal care can
Adopted, foster and kinship kids often struggle with new experiences and relationships. Truthfully, transitions and change are scary to most folks, but our kids who have been exposed to trauma,
As a supervisor in Children’s Home’s foster care and adoption programs, Amy Fogel specializes in the work of child specific recruitment (CSR) which means advocating for youth who are facing
As National Foster Care Month comes to a close, we wanted to share the latest statistics from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (MN DHS) about youth in foster care.
Every May, we recognize National Foster Care Month and renew our commitment to ensuring safe, loving, homes for children and teens in foster care, and celebrate the families and caregivers
Like many families, the structure of Sierra’s family is complex. Her blended family started when she became an adult foster provider to Christine who had aged out of the child
For as long as she can remember, Elee wanted to adopt a child. When she became pregnant at the age of 18 and gave birth to her son, Javier, she
Experienced foster and adoptive parents will tell you that one key to a successful placement is having the information you need to first decide if a child is a good
Seven years ago, Tom Ewald and Joe Thom took their first step toward becoming parents by contacting Children’s Home. They were looking for a referral to an LGBTQ-inclusive adoption agency.