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COVID-19 Supports Still Available for Youth and Young Adults Transitioning from Foster Care

May 11, 2021 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging young adults (Ages 18-21) eligible for the state’s extended foster care program who left the program […]

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Adopted children & their family business

The Dickens are big advocates of adoption and debunking the common misconceptions surrounding adoption and shared their story here. All five Dickens children help run the downtown Greensboro family business, Savor […]

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Greensboro family says adoption is “the most rewarding thing you could do in your life”

James and Tonya Dickens, a Greensboro family, are no strangers when it comes to adopting children and understanding the process. They want to help debunk some misconceptions out there surrounding […]

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Hope Lives in a Place to Call Home: April 22nd

More and more kids enter foster care each year, and the fear is that number will exponentially rise because of the pandemic, according to Kristen Smalley, vice president of philanthropy […]

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Balancing high school while holding a part-time job

Jonathan has a really sweet spirit about him and describes himself as being kind and helpful. He loves sports, but especially playing basketball. His favorite subject is English because he […]

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Partnering with Kinship Caregivers

In October of 2020, there were 2,240 North Carolina youth in kinship placements. Relative caregivers, also known as kinship caregivers, are a critical resource for children and teens in our […]

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A Champion for Children and Families

“As a mom of three young children, the mission of CHS to promote the right of every child to permanent, safe, and loving family could not ring truer. Each child […]

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Adoption Rocks

Several years after their own adoption story, a CHS family is spreading encouragement and support to others in the North Carolina foster care system through a special project. Find out […]

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Judge Siler-Mack Changes Lives For Children

Judge Cheri Siler-Mack is responsible for decisions that are changing lives in Eastern North Carolina. Those decisions are in adoption cases. Judge Cheri Siler-Mack approved the adoption of two sets […]

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Nice, Loving and Forgiving

Eleven-year-old Raymond chose three words to tell others about himself: nice, loving, and forgiving. Being able to forgive is something he’s learned to do. “It’s important to give people second […]

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