These compelling stories provide an up-close look at the challenges and successes experienced by children, families and professionals involved in the child welfare system.

 

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Stories

2015 Casey Excellence for Children Awards

Casey Family Programs announces the 2015 Casey Excellence for Children Award winners, recognizing outstanding efforts to improve the child welfare system.

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Stories

For Bobby and Teresa Coleman, kin really means family

Bobby and Teresa Coleman opened their Phoenix, Arizona, home to Bobby’s 15-year-old second cousin, adding to their family of three children, including one with special needs. The Colemans welcomed and encouraged a relationship and communication with their foster son’s family. […]

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Lamar Graham offers insight, inspiration as foster care alumnus

An alumnus of foster care, Lamar Graham is director of the Heart to Heart Food Pantry for First Community Church in Columbus, Ohio. There, he has greatly increased volunteers at the food pantry as well as local business donations. In […]