July 30, 2014

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Becoming an Adoptive Family

10) You are good with kids!  9) Your commitment will help change a child’s future 8) Patience and sense of humor are two of your greatest strengths. 7) You have a heart that his bigger than your home. 6) Reaching out to others seems natural to you. Read More

July 3, 2014

Want to Learn More about Older Child Adoption? Register for Training Today!

Link: Want to Learn More about Older Child Adoption? Register for Training Today! Read More

May 13, 2014

Information on Educational and Training Vouchers for Current and Former Foster Care Youth

Link: Information on Educational and Training Vouchers for Current and Former Foster Care Youth Read More

May 9, 2014

Myths About Older Child Adoption

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May 2, 2014

PWNL Reacts to Washington Post Article: Congress should focus on interstate, rather than international, adoptions

Link: PWNL Reacts to Washington Post Article: Congress should focus on interstate, rather than Read More

April 21, 2014

6th Annual College Dream Tour

This year on May 3, 2014 the George Mason University Department of Social Work is hosting the 6th Annual College Dream Tour.  Read More

April 4, 2014

Parenting A Former Foster Child: Like Learning To Ride A Bike

Link: the6parkers: Parenting A Former Foster Child: Like Learning To Ride A Bike. You Fall A Lot, But Then You Learn How To Ride. Read More

March 26, 2014

Day of Giving at Jersey Mike's

Thanks to Jersey Mike’s for supporting Barker on its Day of Giving – TODAY, March 26th.  ALL proceeds from the following stores will be donated to Barker and our mission to provide ethical, child-centered adoption services. Read More

February 20, 2014

Foster and Adopted Youth Connections on FB

I read through my email and found an excellent resource for foster and adopted youth. Youth now have access to a private, moderated facebook group by and for youth and young adults to connect; share ideas, inspiration and success. Read More

January 22, 2014

No age limit on love

Link: No age limit on love Teens are an often forgotten part of the foster-care system. Read More

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