At FosterOn we recognize the need for all youth involved with the US foster care system to have caring relationships with safe, supportive, committed adults in their lives. But LGBTQ youth and youth of color who have experienced the foster care system have special...read more
At FosterOn we believe you are never too old to be loved. Watch as we share why we started FosterOn and learn how you can change a child's life.read more
"The Muppets can often do what humans can't. They've got this special power." Sesame Workshop, the non-profit behind Sesame Street, has long been a resource for tough subjects relating to kids. From incarceration to family homelessness, Sesame has...read more
Annie E. Casey Foundation We often speak of the moral obligation to care for children and youth in the US foster care system in the best way possible. Treating this most vulnerable population well is just "the right thing to do". Now, thanks to The Annie...read more
Wise words about the plight of kids aging out of our foster care system from our friend Judy Cockerton, founder and Executive Director of Treehouse Foundation and an Encore Public Voices Fellow with the Op-Ed Project."When these young people reach the...read more
Michigan Quietly Embraces Unlicensed Kinship Caregivers—The Chronicle of Social Change "Starting on April 1, 2019, the state will offer a subsidy to all relatives caring for children in foster care, regardless of whether they are licensed or not.” Great...read more
Professional Foster Parents–A great way to attract and retain the best foster parents OR A horrible idea that will further alienate foster youth?
Professional Foster Parents--A great way to attract and retain the best foster parents OR A horrible idea that will further alienate foster youth? For many years there has been a movement towards the professionalization of foster parents. “Many people,...read more
Great! You have taken the first steps towards making a difference in the world by providing a safe and stable home environment for a child in need of familial support. Now how do you get started? The web has been helpful but also so confusing. There is so much...read more
FosterOn was honored to present our vision—a world where every kid who leaves foster care finds at least one person who will be there for them—to a full house at Eileen Fisher Copley at their Fall Stylings Event last night. Eileen Fisher has a long history...read more
On February 8th local authors Benjamin Ludwig (Ginny Moon) and Meg Kearney (When You Never Said Goodbye: An Adoptees Search For Her Birth Mother) read from their novels and chatted about their own connections to the complicated, emotional, and wonderful...read more
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