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Project 1.27 family prepares to adopt a middle-schooler

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Adopt a middle-schooler. For some, that’s a scary thought. But for empty nesters Mike and Ramona Evans, it’s the reason they just completed Project 1.27’s parent training. Why? Mike and Ramona put it this way- We think the middle school years are the most impressionable, challenging years children go through. Their competence, their self-image, especially… Continue reading

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Planning for Summer Camps Starts Now!

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As winter begins to melt away and spring breaks through, families start organizing summer activities. When creating summer plans, one thing families consider are the unique and beneficial experiences available through youth and family camps. There are many options specifically for children who have been adopted or are in foster care, as well as a… Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Placement

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An often little-known fact about the foster care world is that you have the ability to say no to a placement. Many families feel pressure to accept the first call they get, but it’s important to learn as much information as possible about the child and spend a short time in prayer before deciding. Our… Continue reading

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Watch What Love Does

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We know from our experiences with close friends and family that love takes work. As much as we wish life was a Hallmark movie, we experience loss, challenges, and pain that sometimes feels unresolved. However, as Christians, we are not given conditions of loving others. We forgive, we apologize, we give, and as much as… Continue reading

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Project 1.27 on the Western Slope

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Janet Rowland is the Director for Project 1.27 in the Western Slope. She is also currently the Executive Director for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Mesa County. Previously, Janet worked for Mesa County Department of Human Services in the Child Welfare Division.   Why were you initially interested in bringing Project 1.27 to Mesa County?… Continue reading

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