National FC Month (Tip #5)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #5. Become a prayer warrior for a foster family Commit to praying for a foster family on a regular basis. While confidentiality may require the family to … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #5)

National FC Month (Tip #4)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #4. Provide a meal When someone has a baby, family and friends gather together to provide meals for the family as the new mom recovers and the … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #4)

National FC Month (Tip #3)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #3. Donate gently used items Too often placements come with little or no worldly possessions so this is always a need for families. If you have an … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #3)

National FC Month (Tip #2)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip #2. Become a respite provider or approved babysitter This requires background checks and fingerprinting and training, so it is often hard to find people who are willing … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #2)

National FC Month (Tip #1)

May is National Foster Care Month and we thought we'd share 10 ways in 10 days you can support kids in care without becoming a foster parent. Tip Number 1: Become a CASA volunteer CASA volunteers can make a huge difference in the outcome for kids in foster care. They are sometimes the only voice … Continue reading National FC Month (Tip #1)

#GivingTuesday is TODAY!

Today is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. There are two ways that you can give today;¬†your time and your treasure. Please email us at tapestry@irvingbible.org if you would like to bless adoptive and foster families by volunteering your time. We have many opportunities for you to volunteer from support groups to our … Continue reading #GivingTuesday is TODAY!

Family Nurture Groups

We strive to connect with our kids as we teach them new skills. ¬†Before we can take away a survival skill, we need to replace it with a new one. One of the things we often suggest to families is for them to do family nurture group in their home. Here's how you can get … Continue reading Family Nurture Groups