CHICAGO – May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month in Illinois, a time to thank the thousands of foster families across the state that have opened their homes to provide a temporary safe haven to abused and neglected children who have been placed in the... Read More.
MOUNT VERNON, IL – Please join us for the fall kickoff Foster Parent Open House event being held on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at the United Methodist Children’s Home, 2023 Richview Road in Mt. Vernon, in the Youth Services Building, from 4:30pm-6:00pm. Refreshments will... Read More.
MOUNT VERNON, IL – May is National Foster Care Awareness Month, and the need is greater than ever to find foster parents in the Southern Illinois region - especially for teenagers. Many people are on the fence about being a foster parent. What does... Read More.
Now more than ever, there is an ongoing need for foster parents in Southern Illinois, especially for teenagers. What is a foster parent? How can you become one? On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016, the Adolescent Foster Program at the United Methodist Children's Home will be available... Read More.