Foster Friday2022-02-04T17:45:01-05:00


Introducing Cindy

Meet Cindy, a remarkable individual who has dedicated herself to being a foster parent for over a year now. Her selflessness and commitment to providing a loving and supportive home for children in need have truly made a difference in the lives of those she has cared for. In this post, we celebrate Cindy’s incredible journey as a foster parent and highlight the impact she has had on the lives of vulnerable children.

Since obtaining her foster care license, Cindy has gone above and beyond in her role as a foster parent. She wholeheartedly embraces the responsibility of ensuring that the best interests of the children under her care are always prioritized. Cindy’s genuine compassion and unwavering dedication shine through in every aspect of her caregiving.

One of Cindy’s notable achievements is her remarkable ability to facilitate sibling reunification. Recognizing the importance of sibling bonds, she has worked tirelessly to keep siblings together whenever possible. By providing a stable and nurturing environment, Cindy has successfully helped siblings maintain their connections, fostering a sense of belonging and support.

Moreover, Cindy’s efforts extend beyond her own foster children. She actively collaborates with birth families, recognizing the importance of maintaining relationships and supporting reunification whenever appropriate. Her understanding and empathy create a positive atmosphere for birth families, encouraging open communication and collaboration for the well-being of the children involved.

Cindy’s selflessness goes beyond her immediate responsibilities as a foster parent. She consistently extends a helping hand to others, advocating for the needs of children in foster care within her community. Whether it’s volunteering her time, sharing resources, or raising awareness about foster care, Cindy actively works towards improving the lives of these vulnerable children.

In addition to her dedication to foster care, Cindy embodies the values of generosity, kindness, and care in every interaction. Her love for others shines through in her daily interactions, creating a positive and nurturing environment for everyone she encounters. Cindy’s contributions to her community not only benefit foster children but also inspire others to make a difference in their own ways.

Cindy’s journey as a foster parent is a testament to the transformative power of love, compassion, and dedication. Her unwavering commitment to the well-being of children in foster care, her efforts towards sibling reunification, and her advocacy within the community make her a true champion of the foster care mission. We celebrate Cindy for the remarkable difference she is making and the love she shares with those around her. Her story serves as an inspiration for us all to create a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable children and contribute to building a more compassionate society.

Danielle: A Dedicated and Compassionate Resource Parent Making a Difference

We are thrilled to recognize Danielle, a remarkable individual who has been a licensed resource parent since the beginning of this year. In a short span of time, Danielle has embraced her role with unwavering dedication, serving as a passionate advocate for the children in our care. Her exceptional commitment and innate ability to connect with children from diverse backgrounds and cultures are truly commendable.

One of Danielle’s most admirable qualities is her extraordinary rapport with children with special needs. She effortlessly creates a safe and nurturing environment for them, ensuring they feel cherished and supported. Her warm heart and willingness to extend a helping hand know no bounds. Danielle fearlessly advocates for every child, whether they are directly under her care or not, displaying an unwavering determination to prioritize their best interests.

Moreover, Danielle consistently goes above and beyond to maintain the vital connections between children and their birth families. Recognizing the importance of these relationships, she works tirelessly to foster and support them, ensuring that children in her care maintain strong bonds with their loved ones.

At Children’s Network, we are truly privileged to witness the positive impact Danielle has on the lives of the children in our community. Her tireless dedication and hard work are a source of inspiration for all of us. We cannot thank her enough for the unwavering commitment she has shown towards creating a better future for these children.

Please join us in applauding Danielle for her remarkable contributions as a resource parent. Her passion, compassion, and unwavering commitment are changing lives and building brighter futures for the children in our care.

With sincere gratitude,

Children’s Network

Celebrating Adriana and Stacy: Compassionate Foster Parents Making a Difference

We are thrilled to share the heartwarming story of Adriana and Stacy, foster parents who have been making a significant impact since December of 2021. Their unwavering commitment to the children under their care has been nothing short of inspiring. Adriana and Stacy have gone above and beyond to provide a nurturing and supportive environment, advocating for the well-being and development of the siblings placed in their home. Let’s take a closer look at their incredible journey and the positive influence they have had on the lives of these children.

A Strong Foundation of Advocacy:

From the moment the children entered their home, Adriana and Stacy embraced their role as advocates. Recognizing the unique needs of each child, they tirelessly sought alternative resources and services to support their growth and development. Whether it’s seeking out specialized therapies or educational programs, they have been dedicated to providing the best possible care for the children in their home.

Creating a Sense of “Normalcy”:

Understanding the importance of a stable and loving environment, Adriana and Stacy have wholeheartedly welcomed the children into their extended family. They have integrated them seamlessly, treating them as their own. By including them in family gatherings, celebrations, and everyday activities, they have provided a sense of belonging and “normalcy” that every child deserves. Their efforts have not only enriched the lives of the children but also strengthened the bonds between the siblings.

Maintaining Strong Connections:

Recognizing the significance of sibling relationships, Adriana and Stacy have gone the extra mile to ensure that the bond between the children in their care remains strong. They have actively organized play dates and, most notably, invited the children over during the holidays, ensuring they never feel left out or isolated. Their dedication to preserving these connections demonstrates their profound commitment to the well-being of the children under their care.

Rising to Every Occasion:

Adriana and Stacy’s unwavering dedication to the children in their care is evident in every aspect of their journey. They have shown resilience, adaptability, and an extraordinary capacity for love and support. Their selfless actions have not only transformed the lives of the children they foster but have also left an indelible mark on those who have had the privilege to witness their dedication.

A Bright Future:

As Adriana and Stacy continue their journey as foster parents, it is clear that their dedication and compassion will extend to any future placements. Their commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of vulnerable children is a testament to their character and the impact they have on the community. The CN team feels incredibly fortunate to have such exceptional individuals among them.


Adriana and Stacy’s unwavering commitment to advocacy, their efforts to provide a sense of “normalcy,” and their dedication to preserving sibling bonds are truly remarkable. Their impact on the lives of the children in their care goes beyond the ordinary, leaving an enduring legacy of compassion and love. We celebrate Adriana and Stacy for their selfless contributions and extend our heartfelt gratitude for the positive difference they are making in the lives of these children.

Honoring Rebecca and Charles: A Legacy of Love and Dedication in Foster Care

Today, we come together to honor Rebecca and Charles, remarkable individuals who have dedicated 19 years of their lives to foster care. Their unwavering commitment to providing loving homes for vulnerable children has made an immeasurable impact in our community. As they embark on their final year as licensed foster parents, we express our deepest gratitude for their service and the profound care and love they have given selflessly to each child they have nurtured. Rebecca, Charles, and their family will forever hold a special place in our hearts as valued members of our LSF family.

Years of Dedication and Service:

For nearly two decades, Rebecca and Charles have served as valuable members of our professional team, exemplifying the true spirit of foster care. Their dedication and motivation have shone through as they have opened their hearts and homes to numerous children, providing them with a safe and loving environment. Their commitment to ensuring each child finds a forever home has been unwavering, and their efforts have transformed the lives of those in their care.

A Lasting Impact:

The impact that Rebecca, Charles, and their family have had on the children in our community is immeasurable. By offering a stable and nurturing environment, they have provided a strong foundation for growth, healing, and development. The love, support, and guidance they have selflessly given have undoubtedly shaped the lives of the children they have cared for, leaving an indelible mark that will endure long into the future.

Respect and Honor:

While we understand and respect Rebecca and Charles’s decision to conclude their foster care journey this year, we want to emphasize the profound impact they have had on our community. Their unwavering dedication and selflessness have been an inspiration to all those who have had the privilege of working with them. We honor their tireless efforts, knowing that the legacy they leave behind will continue to inspire others to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children.

A Part of Our Family:

Rebecca, Charles, and their family will always be cherished members of our LSF family. Their contributions have been invaluable, and their presence has enriched our community in immeasurable ways. While we bid farewell to their official role as licensed foster parents, we know that their impact will continue to resonate for years to come.

Gratitude and Appreciation:

On behalf of the entire LSF team, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to Rebecca and Charles for their years of dedicated service, love, and care. We recognize and honor the sacrifices they have made and the countless lives they have touched. Thank you for your unwavering commitment and for being shining examples of compassion and generosity. You will always be a part of our family, and your legacy of love will continue to inspire us all.

Rebecca and Charles’s 19 years of dedication and service in foster care have left an indelible mark on our community. Their commitment to providing loving homes and a bright future for vulnerable children is nothing short of extraordinary. As they embark on their final year, we express our deepest gratitude and admiration for their selfless contributions. Rebecca, Charles, and their family will forever be remembered for their love, care, and unwavering commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of those in need.

Introducing Jessica

Jessica has been a foster and adoptive parent for five years. She has fostered many children in this time. She has also adopted and is in the process of adopting another child.  Jessica allows the children to grow and express themselves.  She is a very warm hearted and caring person. Jessica not only has children in her home she also works with children daily as she is a daycare specialist. Jessica has been willing to help the biological families to maintain connections by doing such things as phone calls, zoom visits, or facetime calls.  She is supportive of parents and helps them in any way she can to be successful.  She wants to help parents and to let the children be loved for the time that their parents need to get their lives stable.  We are grateful to have her as a loving foster parent on our team.  Thank you so much Jessica.

Introducing Justin and Sarah

Justin and Sarah have been licensed foster parents for almost 7 years. They have fostered 21 children including many sibling groups and have provided a sibling group with permanency.  They have assisted with supervising family visits and transporting children to visits and appointments.  They have been involved in the reunification process for many children that have been placed with them and they continue to have relationships with some of those families.  They provide a loving and supportive environment for the children placed in their care and advocate for them to ensure they receive the services needed to help them to thrive.  Thank You Justin and Sarah for going above and beyond in supporting children in need and their families.

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