Crestwood Connect to meet Second Tuesday in January

Posted by Heather Sewell on December 06, 2017  /   Posted in Uncategorized

The topic is creating meaningful traditions and we will share ideas to incorporate foster and adoptive children into existing family traditions, discuss issues related to the holidays and how that can be especially difficult for these children, and share with each other things that have worked well in the past.  Parenting skills would include preparing

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Love Thy Neighborhood- Announcing Orphan Care Track

Posted by Office Admin on June 03, 2017  /   Posted in Love Thy Neighborhood, Uncategorized, Volunteer Opportunities

Often when we think of orphans we only think of children far away in poverty- stricken third world countries. They seem distant- only accessible by hand- written letters and monthly sponsorship programs. What some may not realize is that there are hundreds of thousands of orphans in our own neighborhoods right here in the U.S. 

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Volunteer Spotlight- Allison Chesser

Posted by Office Admin 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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Adoption and Finances

Posted by Office Admin on April 06, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Orphan Care, Parenting, Uncategorized

By: Beth Puricelli The fees associated with adoption can be costly. OCA spoke with two Kentuckiana families who give credit to God for providing financially for their adoption expenses.  Many people answered the call of God to assist financially for their expenses, here are their stories, we hope this will inspire you to pursue adoption,

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Registration begins for 2016 William “Bill” Karem Compassion Cup

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 04, 2016  /   Posted in Uncategorized

The 2016 William “Bill” Karem Compassion Cup golf tournament comes to Oxmoor Country Club, Monday, September 26. This second annual event will honor Bill Karem, a kind hearted man that loved children and invited them into his family with no questions asked. His grandson, Brandon Karem, is on OCA’s Board of Directors. The money raised

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Jefferson County Foster Parents NEEDED!

Posted by Heather Sewell on May 10, 2016  /   Posted in Uncategorized

I am the “Recruitment Coordinator” for the Foster Care and Adoption Program in Jefferson County for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Jefferson County is in dire need for foster and adoptive homes and we are trying to get the word out! In Jefferson County we currently have about 1144 children in and out

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Bullitt County Adoption & Foster Care Seminar

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 06, 2015  /   Posted in Uncategorized

SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY – Little Flock Baptist Church will host this year’s regional Adoption and Foster Care Seminar. Faith based agencies and organizations will connect the public to the grand scope of orphan care, specifically adoption. The seminar will take place on Saturday, September 26th from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Breakfast and snacks will be

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