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Fostering Hope

Stay-At-Home Orders and Trauma-Informed Care

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May 18, 2020 by Jonathan Reid

Fostering Hope helps churches care for children and families impacted by foster care, especially by assisting them to make service to the foster and adoptive care community a sustainable part of the ministry culture of their church. We believe that one indispensable part of a sustainable culture is a trauma-informed culture.  C ...

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Post COVID19 Foster Care

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May 11, 2020 by Jonathan Reid

As we continue to navigate this challenging season, we are all looking forward to the day when we can emerge from current social distancing and stay-at-home orders and begin to experience some sense of normalcy. Of course, when this emergence occurs, many of us are wondering, “What exactly will we discover on the other side?” For those of us [… ...

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Churches Working Together

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Nov 1, 2019 by Jonathan Reid

We help a lot of local churches care for children and families impacted by foster care! Individual churches are making a BIG difference, but sometimes, churches can accomplish even more by working together. In fact, we SO believe in the power of collaboration that we help establish local church networks to serve the child welfare […] ...

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Social Work Appreciation

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Apr 26, 2019 by Jonathan Reid

Day after day, unseen to most of us, social workers in the child welfare profession serve some of our most vulnerable, at-risk neighbors, including both children in foster care and children at-risk of entering foster care. March was National Social Work month and our Fostering Hope North Shore network wanted to express appreciation to their area […] ...

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