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Featured Child

Tessa, 15, loves music, animals and art, and has a great sense of humor. She would love a family who could provide guidance, structure, and stability through life's ups and downs.

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Featured Siblings

Kassy, 14, loves painting and does well in school. Aaron, 8, enjoys riding bicycles, playing outdoors, and dancing. Emily, 8, enjoys art, coloring and painting.

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Caseworker of the Month

A decade into social work, Decker forms strong relationships with the families she works with -- like the South Carolina couple she recently matched with two Missouri teenagers.

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  News and Announcements

Posted today 4/23/2014

Top Ten Tips for the First Year of Placement

How to make a great start to your relationship with your baby or child.

Posted 6 days ago 4/17/2014

New Thinking on Brain-Science Therapies Could Help Foster Kids

Therapies based on brain science — and limited use of antipsychotic medications — may be the solution for thousands of foster kids whose traumatic childhoods have left them with depression and extreme aggression.

Posted 7 days ago 4/16/2014

Tanzanian-Made Bags for Nebraska Foster Kids 'a Win-Win'

Partnerships help provide care to children with disabilities in Tanzania and dignity to Nebraska foster kids.

Posted 4/14/2014

In VA, Teens Most in Need of Foster Care Homes

Virginia's largest age group in need of homes is between 16 to 18-years-old

Posted 4/9/2014

Volunteers Aim to Make DHS Family Rooms Like Home

A collection of Oregon churches, businesses and other community members have joined forces to make a difference in the lives of more than 750 children currently in DHS protective custody.

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