Posts Tagged "Foster care"

#GivingTuesday: December 1, 2015

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Events, News | 0 comments

#GivingTuesday: December 1, 2015

It’s not too late to be part of this global movement and make good go viral! Click Here to Donate Now   WHAT IS #GivingTuesday? We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. We hope you will join...

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Making a Difference, One Little Girl at a Time

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in News, Stories | 0 comments

Making a Difference, One Little Girl at a Time

At a time when other women her age are starting to contemplate retirement, 55-year-old Valerie Craig can be found on any given weeknight helping an 8-year-old little girl with her homework, and on any given weekend cheering on that same little girl as she streaks across the finish line at a track-and-field meet. The reason for Craig’s atypical mid-life schedule is because, as she puts it, “There are so many children in need – I had an empty nest, and I knew I could do this.” So she made the...

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How to Make a Family Happen

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in News, Stories | 0 comments

How to Make a Family Happen

Shoshana Puccia, a successful single career woman and Miguel and Macrina Gutierrez, a married couple share their experiences with adopting through foster care in “How to Make a Family Happen,” the inspiring and touching stories of how four foster children found their forever families.  

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Parent Together: June 21, 2014

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Events, Foster Care & Adoption Services, News | 0 comments

Parent Together: June 21, 2014

Have you ever considered becoming a foster or adoptive parent?  Join Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services and 11 other agencies at LA Trade Tech on Saturday June 21, 2014 10am-2pm for Parent Together to learn about a team approach to foster care. Unprecedented in Los Angeles County, a group of Foster/Adopt Family Agencies, in collaboration with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Department of Mental Health (DMH), led by Hathaway-Sycamores FFA/ITFC fost/adopt...

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Wayne Jackson: Former Foster Youth Paying it Forward

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Stories | 0 comments

Wayne Jackson: Former Foster Youth Paying it Forward

“Seeing the kids grow is one of the best rewards I get from my job,” says Hathaway-Sycamores Youth Advocate, Wayne Jackson. In and out of foster care since he was 7 or 8 years old, Jackson credits his background in the foster care system and his experiences in Hathaway-Sycamores Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP) with giving him the skills to help the young adults in the program today. After being emancipated from foster care shortly before he turned 18, Jackson was in...

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