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Kentucky Governor Signs House Bill 420, for families

Posted by Heather Sewell on May 27, 2016  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches, Family Support, Parenting, Safe Families, Videos, Volunteer Opportunities

“It’s supposed to be there to help people where they are. Government is there to facilitate our liberty, our freedom and our ability to do what we were created to do.” Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin Today was a big win for Kentucky families. The House Bill 420 was passed into law, when the Governor signed

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May Safe Families Update

Posted by Heather Sewell on May 13, 2016  /   Posted in Safe Families

A few weeks ago, while working with a new mom, I picked up scabies from being in her apartment. If you don’t know what scabies are, I wouldn’t suggest googling it, especially while eating! To spare you the critter pictures, it is the equivalent of head lice but on your body. Awful right? I was unwillingly forced

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Orphan Care Ministry Seminar

Posted by Heather Sewell on April 06, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events, Family Support, Life Coaching, Orphan Care, Safe Families

Orphan Care Seminar A Night of Connecting to Opportunities to Serve Orphan Care Alliance works with local churches in the greater Kentuckiana area to equip Christians and provide opportunities to connect and care for vulnerable children and families in crisis. On Wednesday, April 27th the Southeast Christian Church Southwest Campus will host an Orphan Care

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Southern Indiana mom finds hope through OCA host family

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 26, 2015  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches, Parenting, Safe Families, Volunteer Opportunities

Between September of 2013 and September of 2015, Indiana saw the number of “children in need of services” jump by 40 percent, according to a recent report by the federal government. Indiana officials blame heroin and prescription painkillers for this increase. As the crisis continues to rise, infants are being abandoned in hospitals and placed

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We are Donors – Join us in Preserving Families!

Posted by Heather Sewell on November 25, 2015  /   Posted in Fundraiser, Safe Families, Videos, Volunteer Opportunities

Safe Families for Children keeps Southern Indiana mother and child together, despite incarceration Getting a positive pregnancy test is big news for anyone. Two weeks after finding out this news, Mindy was arrested. Watch to find out how Safe Families kept Mindy and her infant together in the midst of crisis. “We are Donors” Join

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Give Local Louisville 2015

Posted by Heather Sewell on October 01, 2015  /   Posted in Fundraiser, Safe Families

Give Local Today! The Safe Families for Children movement started in Chicago in 2002! As the regional implementer, Orphan Care Alliance (OCA) has been making impacts through local partners with families in Kentucky and Indiana all year. This story began in May and the relationships are still going strong since the initial two week placement.

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Orphan Care night focuses on caring for kids

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 31, 2015  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events, Family Support, Foster Care, Life Coaching, Safe Families

By Ruth Schenk | rschenk@secc.org Orphan Care Alliance will present an Orphan Care Support Seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Southeast Christian Church’s Oldham Campus. The seminar will focus on serving orphans and families in crisis. After a main session at the beginning of the night, there will be two small-group tracks for those interested in

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Safe Families movement cares for Louisville mom

Posted by Heather Sewell on May 29, 2015  /   Posted in Safe Families

God’s Work in 24 Hours A Woman’s Choice & Necole’s Place May 2015 Newsletter Article Friday, May 21, at Necole’s Place, our staff had a conversation with one of our GED graduates, who was present for Bible Study. She had just returned from the doctor’s office, going into her 37th week of pregnancy, and the

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Safe Families for Children: April Update

Posted by Heather Sewell on April 06, 2015  /   Posted in Safe Families

March was another pretty big month for Safe Families and April is going to be no different! By: Sarah Cook, Safe Families for Children Director Our Worship Night at Hope Culture Church was a big hit. 25 people came out to worship with us! We had such a great response and there were so many more who

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