Success Stories

Safe and Happy, Back at Home with Mom

After Kayla’s mother was incarcerated for theft and violating probation, 9-year-old Kayla was left in the care of a relative. Her father now married to a woman with children of her own, came and took Kayla. At her father’s house, Kayla endured physical and emotional abuse from the stepmother, without...

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May 18 2016

Gifted and Hopeful for College

Shanti’s mother’s rights were terminated when Shanti was two years old. She was adopted by the foster family with whom she’d been placed upon removal, the family that had cared for her most of her short life. For several years, she was flourishing in school, and generally a happy little...

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Feb 3 2016

Finding Some Stability Through Unconventional Channels

Jonah* was 8 years old when his mother cut his 11 year old brother with a knife. Jonah, his brother and two younger siblings all were removed from the home and placed with a relative. After a few months, Jonah began exhibiting behaviors indicating that he had been sexually abused....

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Nov 2 2015

A Safe and Permanent Home

Katie and her three younger sisters were happily growing up in their parents’ home until their father broke his leg.  What originally began as a prescription for oxycontin developed into a habit where the  children’s father and mother began abusing painkillers.  That led, as it so often does, to substituting...

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Mar 2 2015