If a trained, licensed foster parent quits – it is a tragedy for all involved. Particularly the child who needs to now move to another foster home. We have all seen TV images of foster kids moving from from one home to another with their meagre belongings in a garbage bag. It is those heartbreaking images that motivates us at StartFosterCare.org to try and find the right foster parents and match them with the right foster care agencies.
Our May 29th virtual event provided new insight to the situation of some foster kids. We were shocked to learn that some kids come from biological families that are so poor that they have never been to McDonald’s.
It’s easy to imagine that a child who goes into foster care is different from a child who is in a normal stable biological family home. Just because of the instability at home. A trivial example, that our kind reader would recognize, is that a predictable cup of coffee in the morning gives a lot of comfort . Drinking a cup of coffee from a favorite cup adds to comfort, some of our friends tell us. Contrast such mundane comforts to the needs of traditional vs. therapeutic foster kids.
Our Foster care digital outreach story starts back in 2015. StratoServe LLC founder Dr. Subroto Roy , a Marketing Professor in Connecticut, was invited to present a workshop on “Getting found on Google” at the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce, Connecticut. There were 3-4 Foster Care Recruitment Specialists in attendance. These ladies showed great interest inContinue reading “Why StartFosterCare.Org? Our Story..”