NIAGARA CLOSEUP: There aren’t enough Amys

One by one she wheels them into her living room. Three children, home from school. She lines them up in their wheelchairs, precisely, exactly side by side on the carpet facing the fireplace...

By | 2017-12-11T14:46:30-05:00 December 11th, 2017|Foster, News|Comments Off on NIAGARA CLOSEUP: There aren’t enough Amys

Niagara Voices: Start small, foster a baby

Put your hand up if you have ever considered becoming a foster parent. Come on. I know you are out there. Most applicants tell us that they thought about fostering for years before finally taking the plunge and giving us a call. And well they should. Fostering [...]

By | 2017-10-26T12:19:44-04:00 September 19th, 2017|Foster, News|Comments Off on Niagara Voices: Start small, foster a baby

‘Desperate’ need for foster parents for infants in Niagara

“We know there are many, many caring families out there in Niagara,”...“If (foster care) has ever crossed your mind, now is the time to call us because we really need you. “We want to keep kids close to home, we want to keep them in Niagara,” [...]

By | 2017-10-26T12:20:24-04:00 July 21st, 2017|Foster, News|Comments Off on ‘Desperate’ need for foster parents for infants in Niagara

More FACS foster parents needed to meet growing demands

The growing list of programs offered by Family and Children’s Services Niagara seems to be making a difference in the communities. But running those programs has also stretched the agency’s resources. “...staffing shortages" [...]

By | 2017-10-26T12:20:52-04:00 July 6th, 2017|Foster, News|Comments Off on More FACS foster parents needed to meet growing demands