Resource parents and NC’s permanency commitment

In North Carolina’s 2020-2024 Child and Family Services Plan, a 5-year strategic plan for its child welfare system, our state makes the following commitment to permanency: Children and youth in the foster care program will experience stability in foster care and achieve permanency in a timely manner and youth who do not achieve permanency will transition successfully into adulthood. This

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Supporting Successful Transitions (for Everyone!)

Have you heard the expression, “The only constant in life is change?” This phrase resonates with most people, but for children and youth in foster care it rings especially true. For most kids, placement in care brings waves of change that can affect every dimension of their lives: their clothes and toys. How things smell. Where and with whom they

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