Child and Family Charities Blog

Children and Trauma – This Really is Us

04/10/18

While a recent episode of the hit TV show “This is Us” generated lots of buzz on social media and at the watercooler because of the sudden death of a lead character, another storyline touches close to home for many foster parents.

Services for Homeless, Runaway, and at-risk youth

02/27/18

A flow chart to make accessing the right services quick and easy

Inside: Fostering

02/14/18

A Foster to Adopt Mom talks about her experience.

How to Discuss Tragedies with Children

10/02/17

In times like this, it is difficult as and adult to process such a tragedy and as parents it is often hard to know how to broach the topic with our children. Here are some tips on how to address this difficult topic.

Becoming a Foster Parent

09/18/17

Making the decision to become a Foster Parent is an important one. Here you will learn about what to expect on your way to licensing.

9 signs your Teen may be Using Drugs and What to do about it

07/28/17

Recent studies have shown the long term effects of drugs on adolescence brains, and that those that begin using as adolescence have a greater risk of becoming addicted. It is important that parents do not ignore the warning signs!

The WHY

06/23/17

When working for any non-profit, it is usually because their work speaks to you. This is our 'Why'.

Whole Foods Market Partnership

06/20/17

Whole Foods Market will be partnering with our Gateway Youth Services Division.