September 14: The Winston Salem Region will have a foster parent appreciation dinner. The staff will provide child care while the Foster Parents enjoy dinner with select vendors.
November 3: The Winston Salem Region will celebrate the adoptions in their region with a special ceremony at Grace Baptist Church.
Macon/Jackson SUPPORT GROUP will be meeting the 4th Wednesday of every month. Please attend to meet other foster families in your area..
Far West SUPPORT GROUP will continue to be held the 4th Thursday of every month.
**Each support group will include a mini training which provides 1 ½ training hr. credit.
Please contact your Case Manager or Rene’ McCleary at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need the MAR refresher course (required yearly) or CPR. These will be scheduled on an as needed basis.
Fostering Perspectives – www.fosteringperspectives.org
NC Reach – NC Reach program provides college funding and support services to young people adopted from NC DSS foster care system after the age of 12 and those who age out of the system. www.ncreach.org
Healthy Foster Care America Website – The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has launched a website to promote improved health and well-being for children and teens in foster care. www.aap.org/fostercare/index.html
HealthyKids.com – is a website for free information to improve your health. www.healthykids.com
KidsHealth.org – is a website for learning how to take care of your body, eat healthy and stay fit at any age. www.kidshealth.org
Family Support Network of NC – promoting and providing support for families with children who have special needs. www.fsnnc.org
NC Foster and Adoptive Parent Association – www.ncfapa.org
SaySo – Resources and Connections for those connected to foster care in NC. www.saysoinc.org
Foster Family-based Treatment Association – www.ffta.org