Boys & Girls Village News
Boys & Girls Village Hosts Annual Foster Care Appreciation Dinner
& Girls Village recently held its Foster & Adoptive Parent Appreciation
Dinner, an annual event to honor the foster and adoptive families, past and
present, who have welcomed children into their homes through the Boys &
Girls Village Therapeutic Foster Care program.
than 130 people attended the event, held at the Race Brook Country Club in
Orange, including current foster and adoptive parents and children, “retired”
foster parents, adoptive families and members of Boys & Girls Village’s
Board of Directors and Boys & Girls Village staff.
our foster parents, some of the most vulnerable children in our state would be
without a stable home environment,” said Carol Smith Harker, Chair of Boys
& Girls Village Board of Directors.
“We cannot thank these hardworking people enough for providing countless
children with warm, loving, and supportive homes in which to grow up.”
& Girls Village’s Therapeutic Foster Care program, which currently serves 61
children in the Greater Bridgeport, New Haven, and Waterbury areas, matches
qualified foster parents with children in the custody of the Connecticut
Department of Children and Families (DCF).
the Therapeutic Foster Care program, foster parents are provided training,
education and access to community resources that support them as they provide
safe and loving homes for children.
Finding permanent homes for children, whether with relatives or with committed
adults in foster care, has been central to Boys & Girls Village’s mission of
helping at-risk children succeed in life.
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