A Holiday Wish List for Foster Children

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Wouldn’t It Be Wonderful If...

When a foster family expressed the desire to adopt their special needs foster child, the agency in charge sent them roses...

No child was removed from his or her home until the parties involved reached agreement about the best plan for the child’s future...

Every child in placement received a holiday gift this year: a permanency plan to be implemented within the next year...

Every birth parent, every foster parent, every caseworker, every child advocate, every attorney, and every judge recognized that the best interests of the child must be the criterion in decisions affecting the child’s whole life and future...

Every decision regarding a foster child’s future recognized that bonding between child and adult is a sacred relationship which is broken only at great peril to the child, the adults, and society at large...

Blessings on you and your family this holiday season!