FFA-NC is Here to Support You!

Hello foster, adoptive, and kindship families. How can we help you? In October, Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina (FFA-NC) established 1-800-578-7770, a toll-free number for families or anybody with questions regarding becoming a resource family. So far we have had families call our 800 number regarding: the challenges of getting licensed because of water on or near their property,

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You Can Really Make a Difference in Your Agency’s Efforts to Recruit Foster Parents
An Interview with Foster Parent Sky Webb

by Jonathan Rockoff • I recently had a chance to speak with foster parent Sollenski “Sky” Webb. Sky is licensed through Methodist Home for Children, a private foster care agency serving youth throughout the Central and Eastern part of North Carolina. Sky was born and raised in Snow Hill (pop. 1,595) in Greene County, North Carolina, where she has been

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How resource parents influence child and family outcomes in and out of court
One Judge’s Perspective

by J. Stanley Carmical As a parent myself, I am well aware that parents’ worst nightmares often involve the fear that something terrible will happen to your children. While presiding over sessions of abuse, neglect, and dependency court during the past 26 years I have frequently thought that for the mothers and fathers appearing before me in juvenile court, the

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