Foster Care

Foster Care Strategy Session, by J. Scott Brown


by Guest Blogger, J. Scott Brown

Last week, Heidi Bruegel Cox and I attended the Foster Care Strategy Session in Fort Worth, TX hosted by County Judge Glen Whitley and the North Texas Community.  There were around 60 in attendance which included elected officials, non-profit representatives of child welfare organizations and foundation representatives. 

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New Beginnings Adoption Story


My name is Mike and our son, age 13, was placed with us on June 28.  He's a thoughtful, energetic, handsome young man that we met at a Rotary-sponsored 'match event' in East Texas. I knew immediately there was something unique about that initial encounter, and several months later he was permanently placed in our home.

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A Future & A Hope Professional Day: Preparing and Supporting Families


Gladney's own Scott Brown is one of several speakers at a one-day continuing education event discussing several different topics related to foster care and adoption from a Christian Perspective. The event is on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Austin Ridge Bible Church.

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Eller Family New Beginnings Adoption Story


Our adoption story started 10 years ago. Chris and I felt God put a desire in our hearts to help kids. But not just any kids. We felt specifically called to those who needed us most. So, in 2003 we were certified as therapeutic foster parents. We could not wait to give these injured souls a safe, loving home to begin picking up the pieces of their shattered lives.

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If You Are Just Starting to Research Adoption, Check Out This Conference


Gladney representatives will be attending the Adoption and Foster Care Conference in Rockwall, Texas on September 29, 2012.  The conference will be a wonderful guide to answering all those questions you might have about adoption.  Registration is now open on the Child Advocacy Ministry of Lake Pointe Church website.
Be sure to stop by and talk with one of our Gladney staff!

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The Rodgers Family: An Adoption Story


My name is Jim Rodgers. My wife Jennifer and I have been married for fourteen years. Our adoption story began when my wonderful wife convinced me to attend a Foster/ Adopt Information Meeting in January of 2007.

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Gladney Center for Adoption
6300 John Ryan Drive | Fort Worth, Texas 76132-4122

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