foster care

Kids Care Closet Volunteer

Posted by Office Admin on May 31, 2013  /   Posted in Volunteer Opportunities

Do you enjoy organizing?  We have a volunteer opportunity for you!  The Kids Care Closet is in need of volunteers to sort, count, and shelve our donated items. Primary Responsibilities: Sorting and counting donated items Organize items and place them on the proper shelves Pack items to donate to other organizations Skills: Heart to serve

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Event Coordinator for Foster Family Events

Posted by Office Admin on May 31, 2013  /   Posted in Family Support, Volunteer Opportunities

Orphan Care Alliance is seeking an event coordinator for events for fostering and adoptive families. This volunteer position is an excellent way to support and encourage fostering families.  The event coordinator will work with the State to plan events and respite.  Events may include, providing childcare during foster family training, coordinating lunches for meetings, or

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Kids’ Care Closet Coordinator

Posted by Office Admin on May 31, 2013  /   Posted in Volunteer Opportunities

The Kids Care Closet provides supplies children being taken into foster care by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Children often enter foster care with nothing and Orphan Care Alliance strives to make this transition just a little bit easier. The Kids Care Closet Coordinator will help OCA keep the Kids Care Closet stocked

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The IDEAL Response for Parents

Posted by Office Admin on March 03, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption Support, Foster Care, Parenting

Whether you have birth children, foster children, or adoptive children, parenting is challenging! It is tiring, incredibly repetitive, and has a way of quickly bringing us to the end of ourselves. Most parents will agree that one of biggest challenges of parenting is trying to determine how to respond when your child misbehaves. When he throws

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Summit 9 Coming to Nashville

Posted by Office Admin on February 21, 2013  /   Posted in Events

The Christian Alliance for Orphans’ annual Summit has become the national hub for what Christianity Today has called, “the burgeoning Christian orphan care movement.” Alongside more than eighty workshops, the unforgettable plenary sessions will include David Platt, Randy Alcorn, Michele Bachmann, Bishop & Donna Martin, and other global leaders. Join 1,800 – 2,000 pastors, grassroots advocates,

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The American Orphan

Posted by Heather Sewell on April 24, 2012  /   Posted in Advocacy

Ever wondered what happens to young men and women who age out of our foster care system? The research tells us that over 70% of them will end up homeless or in jail within 12 months. Why, you might ask? The specific reasons are many, but in general it is because they age out without

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