The Church and State as Partners in Foster Care Video


“The church, if it could do it by itself, would…but the government has custody of the children. And so, it’s that collaborative process that’s going to make a difference in the lives of children and families.” -Dr. Sharen Ford

More and more churches around the country are awakening to the needs of children and families involved in the foster care system. One of the most important elements of church involvement in foster care is developing and maintaining a positive and productive relationship with local and state child welfare offices. In this session, you will explore the importance of this relationship and come away with key insights and tools that will help you to develop the kind of relationship with government that can make a world of difference in the lives of children and families.

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