Foster Care

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HALO 2017: Foster Parent Training and Recognition Gala

Each year Kids Central holds a unique educational conference to address the emotional and practical challenges foster parents face when caring for abused and neglected children. In addition to the valuable educational component, Kids Central hosts the HALO Awards to recognize and reward the dedicated foster parents. It is vitally important to provide these unsung …

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Are You A Balcony Person or a Basement Person?

By Rosey Moreno-Jones “Be men of courage. Be strong. Do everything with kindness and love”“Be men of courage. Be strong. Do everything with kindness and love” 1 Corinthians 16:13 – 14   Recently, I read a Facebook post by one of our wonderful foster moms who was having a particularly tough day (and night!) with …

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Happy Fathers Day

By Rosey Moreno-Jones “The righteous man walks in his integrity.  His children are blessed after him”  –Proverbs 20:7 June is here…the official start of summer and the month that children across the nation wait for from January on! The end of school and the beginning of summer vacation – bike riding, swimming, the beach, summer camp, …

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Two All Pro Dad Hall of Fame Award Winners – The Johnson and Campos-Pinto Families

Pro Football Hall of Famer, Tony Dungy, and the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) recognized six exceptional foster families in Florida by presenting them with their organizations’ joint inaugural Hall of Fame Award on May 3 at a luncheon in Tampa. “This is quite an honor for me to recognize these special families …

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God Could Not Be Everywhere, So He Created Mothers!

By Rosey Moreno-Jones “As one whom his mother comforted, so will I comfort you.”  –Isaiah 66:13     May is the month to honor foster parents as it is National Foster Parent Appreciation Month! What would we do without mothers?  The bible is full of wonderful scripture about mothers and their unconditional love for their children.  …

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All Pro Dad Hall of Fame Award Winner – The Johnsons

All Pro Dad recognized foster families with awards presented at the 1st Annual Florida Foster Family Hall of Fame Luncheon with Tony Dungy in Tampa. The Johnson family, a foster/adoptive family licensed by Kids Central, was nominated for the Hall of Fame award for their outstanding ability to provide a stable and supportive environment. Not …

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