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Foster Care Month – Pt. 2

Date: May 19, 2015 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

This is part two of a two part series written by Jackie, our Americorps VISTA, in honor of National Foster Care month. Part 1 can be found HERE. Myth #6 – Foster parents are in it for the money. In most places, the state only provides the amount of funding needed to provide for 75-80%…

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Foster Care Month – Pt. 1

Date: May 15, 2015 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

In recognition of National Foster Care Month, Jackie, the Jefferson CAC’s VISTA, who is also a foster care alum and long-time foster care activist, offered to address some commonly held beliefs about the foster care system and children within it. This is part 1 of a 2 part series.   Myth #1 – Only bad…

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Child Abuse Prevention Month Recap

Date: May 12, 2015 Author: jcacvista Categories: Blog

In April, the Jefferson CAC was honored to participate in a variety of Child Abuse Prevention Month events. We shared many of these on our social media accounts and invited our followers to participate.   For those of you who might be curious about how these events turned out, we’d like to provide a recap….

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