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Support by Fostering Love

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May is National Foster Care Month. Around the country, the faith community is working with child welfare to recruit more foster families and increase funding for services as the number of children entering the system is increasing at an overwhelming rate. Having 5,734 Colorado children in foster care on a given day in  2017 is… Continue reading

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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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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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Empowering Families in 2018

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When we begin the new year, we hope to make improvements and strides forward in the months to come. In the areas where we have seen challenges, we hope to grow. As evidence demonstrates, Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) has brought about lasting and healing results for kids who’ve experienced trauma. In 2018, Project 1.27 will… Continue reading

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Reasons to be Thankful for Foster Care

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The holidays bring a season of gratitude. While being thankful for foster care isn’t always easy, being a part of this system brings so much goodness into our lives and it’s important to practice being grateful for it’s gifts. James 1:2-3 reminds us to “count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of… Continue reading

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