WHY I BECAME A LEGAL GUARDIAN FOR MY FOSTER CHILD
Valerie Wilson lives in Fayetteville, NC, and has been a foster parent with Family Services of America for over 3 years. Her legal guardianship for her son Lawrence was finalized December 10th. She feels giddy and excited about having Lawrence in her home for good. He was her first foster child. Wilson says, “I have […]
Foster Care Appreciation Month Kickoff with Black-ish Anthony Anderson!
We applaud Family Services of America and all other foster parents who open their hearts and homes to foster children in need of safe homes! Your efforts may appear to go unnoticed, but the children who matter the most will always remember your sacrifice. As we celebrate you this month, please remember to take care […]
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month nationwide!
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