Story of Jason AFS TAY

Helping “Jason” Transition from Despair to Hope For many young adults, crossing the bridge to independence is an exciting journey. For those in the foster care system, “aging out” of the system brings anxiety and fear, as statistics show youth in foster care are more likely to become homeless or incarcerated than graduate from a…

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Diaz siblings foster care success story

“Mateo and Maya Diaz” are energetic, inquisitive and resilient young kids. Child Protective Services was recently alerted that substance abuse and domestic violence was prevalent in the Diaz home. Mateo and Maya’s aunt said the kids could stay with her while CPS worked to stabilize the Diaz home. The kids were dropped off on a…

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Baby William Success Story

  Last November, Baby William was born with Neonatal abstinence syndrome, and AFS placed “William” with a temporary foster home specially trained to care for infants who were diagnosed as a Failure to Thrive infant – William was not gaining weight and had missed developmental milestones including essential motor skills. AFS identified that William’s grandmother, “Madeline,” would…

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