Street Beat: Homes For The Holidays

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This week on Street Beat, host Jill Washburn talks to groups who are helping children find homes for the holidays.

First, Russ Russell, the Senior Vice President of Mission Advancement at Holy Cross Children’s Services, and Margaret Muter, Foster Care  Case Manager, talk about the need for foster families.  For more information, visit www.nochildforgotten.org

Next, Lynda Dandridge, the Director of Child Welfare for Catholic Social Services of Wayne County, and Adoption Supervisor Julie Arnold, talk about adoption.

Then, Jennifer Devivo, the Executive Director for Fostering Futures, and Annette Honstain, a Foster Care Caseworker and Adoption Worker for the agency, talk about finding safe, secure placements for children with traditional as well as alternative families.

Finally, author Carol Lucas talks about growing up as a foster child and “Fostered Adult Children Together”, the organization she founded to provide a support group for foster children.

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