Posts made in September, 2015

Seeking Foster Parents

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in Adoption News, Home | 0 comments

Seeking Foster Parents

You’ve heard the phrase “it takes a village to raise a child.” At SOS Children’s Villages Illinois (SOSCVI), they fully embrace and put that adage into daily practice. SOSCVI is a nonprofit child welfare and foster care agency under the umbrella of SOS Children’s Villages International, the largest non-denominational child welfare agency in the world and recipient of numerous Nobel Prize nominations. SOSCVI’s focus in Illinois is a unique model of foster care centered around keeping sibling groups together and employing the professional Foster Parent. SOCSVI Foster Parents are dedicated...

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Congratulations to the CAFFA 2015 Scholarship Winners!

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in CAFFA News | 0 comments

For Immediate Release We’re proud to announce our Scholarship Winner and Honorable Mentions for the 2015 CAFFA Scholarship Contest.  We received many heartfelt stories from worthy young adult adoptees, so the choice was very tough.  Essays were scored and discussed based on the writer’s ability to address the essay question (How have adoption and/or foster care touched/shaped your life?) and overall impact. The Winner of the $2,000 scholarship was Mr. Alex Crouch, who is attending the University of Mississippi.  You can read his essay about the impact of adoption on his life...

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