Writing Contest

First Prize: $100 • Second Prize: $50 • Third Prize: $25 If you are under 18 and are or have been in foster care, please send us a letter or short essay in response to the following question: When you are feeling down and really struggling, what (or who) helps you feel better? Deadline: August 8, 2017 E-mail submissions to

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Announcing fosteringNC.org
A new learning site for North Carolina’s foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers

In March 2017 the NC Division of Social Services launched fosteringNC.org, a learning site for our state’s resource parents. This site features: On-Demand Courses. Available any time, these short, free courses include a certificate of completion learners can share with their supervising agencies. Foster parents are encouraged to talk in advance to their supervising agency about obtaining training credit through

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