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The Importance of Birth Family Connection November 10, 2020 | Written By Family Works

Supporting a foster child’s relationship with their biological family is as essential as providing food, shelter and other basic needs. Family Works foster parents and staff were fortunate enough to learn from Alice Egan about how to facilitate these crucial relationships in our October 2020 virtual training.     “The best and most effective foster […]

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5 Qualities of Great Foster Parents September 29, 2020 | Written By Family Works

Curious about becoming a foster parent and not quite sure if you have what it takes? You may already have the right qualities, simply from living your life! When fostering, you will need to be able to support youth as they learn and grow. Having parenting experience is helpful when fostering, but not required. There […]