Category: Foster Care Programs

Reasons to Adopt a Child | Common Myths Regarding Adoption from the Foster System

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Reasons to Adopt a Child

3 Common Myths Debunked About Adopting From Foster Care And Reasons To Adopt A Child The reasons to adopt a child are many, and they are all important. Whatever your own reasons may be, they are meaningful to you and provide all the motivation you need to go through the process. Unfortunately, the option of…



Foster Care Parent Requirements in Shasta County | Tips for Prospective Foster Parents

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Foster Care Parent Requirements in Shasta County

As you work on meeting the foster care parent requirements in Shasta County, you may have a few questions – and some nervous feelings about what is to come. It’s an exciting time, for sure, but it can also be a little intimidating. Let’s work through a few tips for prospective foster parents to hopefully…



Becoming a Resource Parent | The Basics of Being a Resource Parent

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Becoming A Resource Parent

If you are considering becoming a resource parent in the state of California, you may have more questions than answers early in the process. And that’s okay! Don’t let a little bit of confusion keep you away from what could be an incredibly rewarding and enjoyable experience. We won’t be able to answer every question…



Resource Parent | Three Surprising Rewards Associated with Foster Parenting

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Resource Parent

Benefits of Becoming A Resource Parent Resource Parent | When you think about becoming a resource parent, you probably think first about the positive impact it will have on the foster children in need of a place to live and a family to care for them. And that’s great! Being selfless is a highly admirable…



How To Become A Foster Parent In California | My Personal Experience

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how to become a foster parent in california

How To Become A Foster Parent in California | Foster parenting is what you make of it. Ideally you will use it as a fulfilling way to help children become better versions of themselves. Although everyone’s experience is slightly different there are certain lessons that most foster parents learn to be true. Here are some…



Foster Care Programs | The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

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Foster Care Programs

Foster Care Programs | The Benefits of Weighted Blankets   Foster Care Programs | Weighted blankets have grown in popularity in recent years. They are widely used by people who suffer from anxiety or have sleep disorders. Weighted blankets are also recommended for children in the foster care program (resource program) to help with issues…



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