29. February 2012 09:32
Foster Care to Success is the nation’s oldest and largest organization with the sole purpose of helping young people transition from foster care to successful adulthood through education. Thousands of youth from every state have attended school and graduated with support from Foster Care to Success, and are now contributing members of their communities. Each year they fund approximately 100 new students through the Casey Family Scholars and Foster Care to Success scholarship programs. Applicants must have been in care for the 12 months prior to their 18th birthday and scholarships are awarded based on a combination of merit and need. The online application is open between January 1 and March 31 annually. For more information including complete eligibility requirements and to submit an application, click on the link www.fc2success.org
28. February 2012 13:13
The Circles of Life Conference is being held on April 26th and 27th in Madison at the Marriott West. The conference is open to families with children with special needs and the professionals that work with them. The conference is $70 for family members and $90 for professionals. Social workers can receive continuing education credit for attending. Foster Parents will also find the conference worthwhile and can receive training hours.
More info is available at the conference website is: http://www.colwisconsin.org.
23. February 2012 19:49
Northern WI Open House
Wed. Feb 29, 2012 6 to 7:30pm
At the Red Cliff Tribal Court Room, 37290 Community Road, Bayfield, WI
23. February 2012 08:20
The Children’s Bureau recently announced the new Administration for Children & Families (ACF) website designed to share the stories of the people affected by ACF programs, provide stronger tools for grantees and clear, easy–to-understand information for the public. The site is in the first phase of development and will be a work in progress throughout 2012. http://transition.acf.hhs.gov/