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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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 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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Team from Covenant and Crossroads goes Glocal

We are headed back to Tanzania for another round of ministry. Below is critical information for our time including purpose, travel, plans and prayer needs. The team will be just two … Pastor Ken Souers, of Crossroads Christian Fellowship in Bakersfield, California, and Randy Martin, ICM USA Board Member, Covenant for Tanzania Children Founder and…

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