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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Covenant Christmas Open House

 Join Covenant Community Services Friday, December 6th for our Open House! Tomorrow, Friday, December 6th, Covenant is opening the doors from 4:00pm to 7:30pm to welcome guests, customers, donors, partners, volunteers and the community and to celebrate Christmas! Please plan to stop in and say hello! We would love to have you for a light…

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Covenant Christmas Open House this Friday!

Covenant Community Services, Inc will celebrate an early Christmas by hosting an Open House this Friday at the HQ of Hope! The event will begin at 4:00pm and continue until 7:30pm. There will be a dinner served between 6:00pm and 7:00pm. Light appetizers and party trays will be available throughout the event! The host for…

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Covenant News and Notes

COVENANT NEWS AND NOTES November 2013 Wow! I can’t believe we are nearing the end of 2013. The busy Thanksgiving and Christmas season is upon us! We are so thankful for you and your support as we serve foster children, former foster youth and their families. Please receive this “news and Notes” piece with thankful…

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Foster care agency awarded grants to expand services

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) is a multifaceted organization serving foster children and former foster youth. Covenant’s home is the Headquarters of Hope at 1700 North Chester in Bakersfield, California. Although the organization has been around for over a decade, the movement has gained great momentum in the past two years thanks to the generosity…

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God’s Work … God’s Way

Yesterday, Kim and I launched another week of training for Royal Family Kids Camp (RFKC). This week, we are training new directors from five churches and five different states. We really enjoy this time of inspiration, education and revelation. We get to spend a week with amazing people that are following the heart of God…

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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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Local Community Orgainzation Receives Accolades and Funding

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) had a busy Fall in 2012. The local Bakersfield nonprofit received awards for their work in the neighborhood of Oildale, California and a recent grant from Chevron. Covenant purchased property at 1700 North Chester in Oildale, California in June of 2011. after extensive repairs and re-construction, Covenant opened the doors…

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