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OCA Connect-Crestwood

Posted by Haley Hisle on May 23, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption Support, Family Support, Parenting

One final reminder message about our next OCA Connect meeting tonight.  Our topic will be “How to talk with your child about adoption,” and we are blessed to have 2 presenters to lead our discussion.  Renee Witkowski will share on the topic from a professional and person standpoint, since she works in the field and

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Foster Parent Spotlight- Jason & Nikole Skaggs

Posted by Haley Hisle on May 11, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Advocacy, Foster Care

By: Haley Hisle, OCA Marketing Coordinator According to ABCNews, approximately 800,000 children every year come in contact with the foster care system. On average, children stay in the foster care system for nearly three years before being reunited with their families or being adopted. Imagine, 3 years of a child’s life without having consistent support

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Foster Parent Spotlight – Michael & Jacinda Hall

Posted by Haley Hisle on May 04, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Foster Care

This month OCA will spotlight foster families in our network to bring awareness of Foster Care. Michael and Jacinda Hall foster in Jefferson County. According to the Department of Community Based Services: 70% of children who come into the State’s care are reunited with a biological family member 80% of children adopted through foster care

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Saturday Boost!!

Posted by Haley Hisle on April 22, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Events, Parenting, Together in the Trenches

Friendship Everyone craves deeper friendships, right? I know I’m not the only one. Whether you get that new job you were hoping for, or the dreaded diagnosis at the doctor’s office, you feel compelled to share it with someone. Someone who understands you and what you’re going through. That is exactly what I love about

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Volunteer Spotlight- Allison Chesser

Posted by Haley Hisle on April 20, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy, Life Coaching, Orphan Care, Uncategorized, Volunteer Opportunities

“You were born with the ability to change someone’s life. Don’t ever waste it.” -Anonymous. We love to spotlight our volunteers here at OCA because we love seeing fellow brothers and sisters doing Christ’s work! Galatians 5:13 says, You, my brothers and sisters were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to

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Breakfast Meetings to Encourage Adoption among Faith- Based Community

Posted by Haley Hisle on April 18, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Churches, Foster Care, Parenting

Jefferson County church leaders, members invited to learn more about children who need permanent homes.  FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 18, 2017) – Members of the faith-based community in the Louisville area are invited to learn more about Governor Matt Bevin’s “Open Hearts/Open Homes” initiative during  a series of breakfast events later this month. The Jefferson County

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