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June 10, 2013
In honor of Fathers Day which is June 16th I’d like to thank all of the fathers who have been involved with Project Wait No Longer or as a mentor/foster parent to any child in the foster care system. Read More
May 28, 2013
By Rita SoronenPresident and CEO, Dave Thomas Foundation Read More
May 6, 2013
A few weeks ago we hosted The Barker Foundations Annual Conference. We had an excellent turn out of individuals invested in all spectrums of adoption. One of my favorite workshops was held by Chauncey Strong, MSW, LGSW. Mr. Read More
March 29, 2013
For families considering older child adoption it is important to do a self-assessment based on your ideas and thoughts about this type of adoption. Here are some questions to consider: Read More
March 12, 2013
“Therapy” can be considered a “bad word” when said to a child who has been in the foster care system. Often, they feel as if they have been forced to endure years of therapeutic intervention without being able to identify any positive results. Read More
February 28, 2013
Aya was placed through Project Wait No Longer right before her 15th birthd Read More
January 29, 2013