Opioid Crisis and Foster Parenting

Monday, July 17, 2017



Carmen shared a few statistics from the Opioid Crisis that is particularly impacting our southern listening area. Because of this drug usage, the foster care system is also seeing an influx of children affected by their parent's drug use. 

 LINKS


Foster Parent Shortage Dire As Heroin Overdoses Rise - ABC News

Special Report from 11 Alive 

 To Learn more about Foster Parenting in your area: 

FLORIDA 


Florida Department of Children and Families: myflfamilies.com

111 Project: 111projectfl.org 

Florida Baptist Children's Homes: fbchomes.org 

West Florida Foster Care Services: wffcs.org

A Door of Hope: adoorofhope.com

 

Twig Warehouse ( a ministry providing clothing and other necessities to children in the foster system): thetwigwarehouse.com

 

GEORGIA 

 

Georgia Division of Family and Children Services: fostergeorgia.com

Bethany Christian Services in Atlanta: bethany.org 

Lutheran Services of Georgia - lsga.org

Faithbridge Foster Care - faithbridgefostercare.org

 

 


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