When they set out to foster one child, Angela and Kevin Grant never expected…
The journey to adoption is sometimes a long and winding road. Such was the case for MacKenely…
Andy and Debbie Watts have fostered children for years, both together as a married couple and before they were married.
There are more than 415,000 children in the United States in the foster care system and nearly 8,000 of those children live in Tennessee.
The Jewett-Winter family has a long history of adoption. Pam herself was adopted by her parents, and her mom also was adopted.
For Middle Tennessee-based Jaywanna Neal, fostering is second nature. Growing up, her mom opened her home to foster children.
Foster Care Training and Recruiting Supervisor Jessie Bernardini in Chattanooga was a featured guest on Good Morning Chattanooga this morning promoting adoption awareness month.
May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. In Tennessee, approximately 8,000 children are in foster care at any given time. With fewer than 4,000 foster families, the need is ever-present; even during COVID-19. National statistics show that a new child is placed into care every two minutes.
Lakeisha Gomes, foster care regional manager, spoke with Local24 about Foster Care Awareness month and Youth Villages’ efforts to find our homes for our youth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite obstacles due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sisters Jada and Jamaya have officially been adopted into their forever home.