Category: Stay Connected

Online Foster Parent Info Sessions

( All information sessions for those interested in becoming a licensed foster parent have been moved on-line. Upcoming sessions include: April 10, April 15 and April 24. Call 855.GROW.HOPE.

Why We Need Self- and Organizational-Care

(Neurosequential Network on Vimeo) In this online Office Hours video, Dr. Bruce Perry discusses the need for – and difficulty of – spacing for regulation breaks. A reminder to care for yourself and your workforce.

Pandemic Toolkit for Parents

(Psychology Today) The pandemic toolkit parents need right now, complete with 8 expert tips from Dr. Bruce Perry.

National Campaign for Trauma Responsive Legislation

( This nationwide grassroots campaign will engage congressional offices and other federal leaders in supporting policies, legislation, and appropriations that prevent and respond to childhood trauma and build resilience. 

Number of Children Placed in Out-of-Home Care Decreasing

(From The Journal Times) The current number of children placed in out-of-home care daily is 209. Racine County officials credit work to create several different initiatives during those difficult days of 2017 as leading to such a decrease.

SaintA Receives Ideas to Action Award

(From On the Table MKE) SaintA received $2,000 to support an event focused on bringing awareness to the barriers young adults face when they age out of foster care, such as acquiring housing and employment. The event will include a simulation and panel of youth who have aged out of foster care and will invite and engage the community, individuals, … Continue

Vouchers Help Former Foster Youth Gain Housing Stability

(From Chronicle of Social Change) SaintA attended a press conference and roundtable as HUD Secretary Ben Carson announced an initiative that offers youth aging out of foster care a path to stable housing within the nation’s public housing network.

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