Bless a Foster Youth this Christmas and Launch a Tradition!

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) is seeking help to restore lives and transform generations of former foster youth in Kern County. This Christmas, individuals, groups and businesses, have an opportunity to help current and former foster youth create traditions during Christmas. To that end, we are seeking financial support to provide a Christmas tree, lights,…

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Abuse inside foster care system is horrific

News came out this morning of an incident of child abuse and neglect inside the foster care system. This is appalling. It is horrible that a child is ever abused or neglected.  It is shocking and horrific when a child is abused or neglected in a system that is supposed to bring stability and safety.…

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Foster Care, Former Foster Youth, and Oprhans in the News

The team at Covenant Community Services, Inc. has compiled informative articles from the news media regarding foster care, former foster youth and orphans. The news is gleaned from around the world and will help the community stay informed about current issues, best practices and ways to get involved. General Foster Care News Foster care population drops…

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Foster Care News and Notes for October

Below are good articles and information regarding foster care, foster youth, and emancipated foster youth. We have gleaned these articles and stories from around the Nation and World  to inspire, raise awareness and recruit for warriors in the fight against abuse and neglect. INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL Job Hurdle After Foster Care – This article shares…

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News Recap of Foster Care

The links below represent news we thought would be good to share. The news covers foster care, child abuse and neglect, adoption and former foster youth in the United States and abroad. The Foster Care System: What parents Wish We Knew – News coverage of the foster care system is often in response to stories about…

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Foster Youth become the Trainers at Orphan Event

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant), and their social enterprise Covenant Coffee, recently sent three former foster youth to speak as part of a panel at the Foster Care and Adoption Summit. The Summit was hosted by Arrow Child Services at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita, California. The three youth, Jonathan R., Balinda A. and…

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