A former foster youth has created an innovative tool for professionals in the child welfare system through his online course, Fostering Resilience. Michael Place, now an international public speaker and child rights activist, recently launched Fostering Resilience to…Details
Read on about local efforts in Pembina Valley to bring comfort kits to children in care. Other organizations also help with comfort kits for children in care, such as the Ted and Loretta Rogers Foster Care Transition Program.
This year’s set of policy recommendations from 12 young people in the Foster Youth Internship Program operated by the U.S.-based Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute focuses on several themes, including improvements to educational opportunities for…Details
Research has increasingly shown how ongoing stress during early childhood — from grinding poverty, neglect, parents’ substance abuse and other adversity — can smoulder beneath the skin, harming kids’ brains and other body systems. But…Details
A new emergency shelter for women and children has been opened in Selkirk. The shelter has 22 beds and four apartments to accommodate more women and children leaving domestic violence situations in the Interlake and…Details
Great news from the Chronicle of Social Change: In February of 2016, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (DTFA) found out it was in line to become part of one of the biggest philanthropic investments…Details