A Hundred Years From Now...

...it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of

house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove....but the world

may be different because I was important in the life of a child.

 

Providing Pathways of Change Since 1903

 

North Carolina's First and Only Foster Community

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Please excuse our site as we update and remodel. 

For information email our Director

Chris Jernigan

wcjernigan@hci.net


Why a Foster Community?

The greatest benefit of providing foster care in a community setting is the availability of support for the foster families. Many of the children placed into foster care have a myriad of problems brought about by physical and sexual abuse and neglect. Often these children present extreme behavior problems that take foster parents to the limit of their training and tolerance very quickly. It is at these times that foster parents need the support of neighbors, supervisors, and friends who understand their situation and are trained and willing to help.  Additionally, these behaviors are often played out in the community in which the foster family lives causing neighbors to demand that the children be moved. Research shows that the number one reason foster parents have a child removed from their care and/or quit fostering altogether is this lack of support from their community.    READ MORE >>

 


 

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Contact Chris and Lisa

 

wcjernigan@hci.net     

 lwhite@southmountain.org



 

 

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