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Staff Stories During COVID-19

Staff Stories During COVID-19

Our team closely follows local, state, regional and federal safety recommendations to be able to continue providing critical services to children and families in this time of uncertainty. Now, more than ever, many in our community are facing food, child care, employment and transportation insecurities. Here are some of their stories — in their words — from the field.

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McKim Family Story

McKim Family Story

Becoming foster parents to a set of three-year-old twin boys, the McKims also rallied around June, the boys' biological mother. Though the original goal was reunification, June decided that asking the McKims to adopt the boys was the best choice. June and her family are still very much a part of the boys' lives and will continue to be even after the adoption is finalized.

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Isaiah's Story

Isaiah's Story

Isaiah spent much of his youth in foster care, where he struggled academically. When he was adopted, he discovered stability and academic support at home, and began enjoying his education. In high school, he joined our YES program, which helps youth in foster care navigate post-secondary education and is now pursuing his college degree.

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Gabriela's Story

Gabriela's Story

Gabriela grew up in a very unstable home. During her teenage years, she was introduced to opioids, which led to harder drugs. When she discovered she was pregnant, she went into rehab. After her son was born, Gabriela worked with our intensive in-home services to learn parenting skills and put together a relapse prevention plan, which Gabriela says was a godsend.

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Roger's Story

Roger's Story

Roger Harris became a foster parent 11 years ago, earning him the name Big Poppa from the youth in his care. Now one of our Homes That Heal providers, he teaches youth that the best way to show their appreciation is to help others.

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