#NationalFosterCareMonth: Why Children End Up in Foster Care

#NationalFosterCareMonth: Why Children End Up in Foster Care

By Aurora
abuse neglect parents’ drug use incarceration loss of parents Parents’ illness (physical or mental)   May is Foster Care Awareness Month. While most people are, in fact, aware of foster care, not everyone knows exactly how it works, or more importantly, why it exists. A Family for Every Child works to place foster care children in forever homes if they cannot be reunited with their families. But how do the children we represent end up in foster care in the first place? Foster care becomes necessary when children are not receiving the best possible care in their own homes. There are numerous reasons why a social worker ? would feel that foster care is the safest place for a child. Below are a few of the top reasons children are placed in foster care, as identified on  adoption.com. 1. Abuse If it is discovered that a parent is physically or sexually abusing their child(ren) ?, the child

Happy New Year from AFFEC: A Sneak Peak of an Upcoming Event…

Happy New Year from A Family For Every Child!     In honor of the new year, please take a moment to review our upcoming event!   A Princess For a Day 10am – 5pm Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Valley River Inn, Eugene, Oregon This is a ROYAL gathering for all the royal children in the land. This event is to celebrate the REGAL children both in foster care and not by giving them the royal treatment. This royal treatment includes being pampered, adorned in a new outfit fit for royalty, and a fancy tea party. Here is a sneak peak of what to expect at the event: The princesses get to dress up in a gown and select their slippers and crown as accessories. They get their hair, nails, and make up done by the Royal Hair & Make-Up Team They get to have their picture taken

A Home For The Holidays

7th Annual A Home For The Holidays Thursday – November 10, 2016 5:30 – 9:30pm *** Next Thursday, November 10th is our 7th annual holiday auction, and on behalf of A Family for Every Child, we would like to take this opportunity to invite you to partner with us to support this worthwhile event benefiting foster children in search of their forever families. The event will be held at the Valley River Inn, and consists of dinner, auction packages both large and small, our famous dessert dash, and a beautiful holiday celebration. Individual tickets are only $75.00 for a delicious meal and fine wine! 2016 is an important year in the life of our organization, as we are celebrating our 10th year serving foster children both locally and nationally. Over this past decade with your help, we have been able to place over 5,000 Children, 1,500 Sibling Groups, 1,600 Minority