Heroin is pervasive, and the reason we need more foster parents

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Back-to-School donations needed

We know there are a lot of requests this time of year for back-to-school items. But if you're interested in helping our older kids in foster care be ready for school, here's a great way to do it

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Family Matters newsletter available

Want to know the latest news about our adoption and foster care efforts? Read the latest Family Matters newsletter.

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We Need Foster Families to Keep Kids Close to Home

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Meet Our July Birthday Kids

Cody, Jayla, KyMahn and Trayvonta are celebrating birthdays in July.

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Meet our 2017 graduates

Meet some of the foster kids who participated in our Celebration of Dreams to mark their high school graduation. Only about 40 percent of foster kids graduate from high school.

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Talbert House Fatherhood Celebration is Saturday

Each Father's Day, Talbert House hosts this free event for dads and families to enjoy a day of games and entertainment, arts and crafts, food and beverages, live music, sports activities, and more. Talbert House is one of the city's leading advocates for promoting fatherhood. There will be free food and drinks, including LaRosa's Pizzeria, United Dairy Farmers ice cream, and SunnyD. Everyone attending will also receive a free Fatherhood Community Celebration t-shirt!

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Thanks to All Who Helped Celebrate the Dream

Last Thursday we presented our annual Celebration of Dreams to honor foster kids who have graduated from high school. We couldn't do it alone.

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Honoring the 40 Percent: Celebration of Dreams Recognized Graduating Foster Children

Only about 40 percent of kids in foster care graduate from high school. Here are some of the graduates we honor during our Celebration of Dreams on Thursday, June 8.

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Dreams Come True with High School Graduation

June is the month we hold our agency’s signature event – Celebration of Dreams – which is our biggest event of the year. On June 8, we will recognize nearly 50 wonderful foster children who have overcome great challenges to graduate high school. For many, this is the only graduation party they will receive. That is why we try to make it a very special occasion. Celebration of Dreams will be held at The Phoenix this year and will feature Inky Johnson, an inspirational and motivational speaker who was headed for an NFL career before an injury crushed his dreams. He uses that life-altering moment as an example of the strength needed to achieve a lifetime of success.

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