Imagine, if you will, being taken away from your mother and your father, without any warning at all. Imagine being taken away from your siblings, your pets, your stuffed animals and toys. Imagine being taken away from your bedroom, house, yard, and neighborhood. Imagine, too, being taken from all of your relatives, friends, classmates, and everything you knew. In addition, after all of this, imagine if you were suddenly thrust into a strange house, with strangers, and informed that this was your new home and new family for the time being. How might you feel? For thousands upon thousands of children each year, this is not imagination, this is reality; and the reality is one that is full of questions, full of fears, and full of trauma.
HB61 was approved by the Governor on June 9, 2020 and is set to take effect on July 1, 2020. This extends the existing state employee adoption benefits to veterans and service members.
Hi, today I decided to share my journey with you guys. If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy in Florida, and feeling discouraged or confused, I am hoping this will help in the decision you make.
While it is never easy for young adults to transition out of foster care at the age of 18, those who are aging out amid the COVID-19 global pandemic are facing a much tougher challenge.