Entries by FosterFriendsWP

Free Training Simulcast

One of our partners and valued Foster Friends volunteer, Alisha Thomas, is hosting a free training simulcast next Thursday, June 14 and the following Tuesday, June 19, in partnership with Crossroads NOLA. These trainings are designed for foster parents. Both will be exactly the same and will be on Trust-Bast Relational Intervention. TBI is a parenting strategy designed […]

Dyslexia Institutes of America Donates Services

On May 23, 2018, we were contacted by Stacey Renard Young, M.Ed., owner of Dyslexia Institutes of America in Lafayette. “I would like to donate my services to 2 foster kids that may be at risk of dyslexia and are having trouble in school (grades 2-5). I would provide a full battery assessment (worth $600 each), […]

Cheerleader Sponsorship – Raised $720 in 4 days!

On, Thursday, May 17, 2018, Samona Lastrapes-Narcisse, a Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Adoption Recruiter with the Lake Charles & Lafayette Regions, contacted us about a young girl who wanted to purse her dreams of being a cheerleader. “I have a youth, Latisha, who is in foster care. She recently tried out and made the St. […]

Available for Adoption: Cidney

Cidney Cidney is a sweet sixteen-year-old girl.  She sings with the church choir and dances on the praise dance team.  Cidney enjoys playing with her dolls and gets along well with her current foster parents.  She loves listening to music, shopping, and eating out.  She enjoys eating pizza and buffets.  Cidney loves attending school.  She […]

Available for Adoption: Channia’yah, Channea’yah, and Kevina

Channia’yah, Channea’yah, and Kevina Channia’yah is nine, Channea’yah is eight, and Kevina is four. These adorable sisters love to play.  They like princesses and animals.  They have bright personalities and love to engage adults in conversation. For more information on Channia’yah, Channea’yah, and Kevina, please contact Amanda Robson, the Adoption Specialist at the Lafayette Regional Office of the Louisiana […]

Participating in South Louisiana Giving Day – 5/1/18

We are excited to announce that on May 10, 2018, Foster Friends will participate in the South Louisiana Giving Day, a project of Community Foundation of Acadiana. South Louisiana Giving Day is a 24-hour, online fundraising event to inspire the community to come together to contribute as many charitable dollars as possible to support the […]

Is There Financial Help To Foster and Adopt?

A daily board rate is paid to certified Foster/Adoptive parents to assist with the child’s monthly expenses. The board rate is intended to help with clothing, food, personal hygiene products, a personal allowance for the child and gifts for the child for occasions like birthdays. Foster/Adoptive Parents are not paid. The board rate is for […]