Foster Care

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Dear Citrus County,

Published in the Citrus Chronicle on November 21, 2015. Imagine you’re four years old and your big brother is 10. All in one day, you’re taken from your mother after she’s arrested. Your whole world is shaken, but you take solace knowing your big brother is with you, only to find him being put in …

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Meet and Greet the Fosters!

Open Your Heart … and your home to change lives forever. Not just the lives of others, but yours as well.  That’s the message behind Meet and Greet the Fosters, a Citrus County event aimed at recruiting foster and adoptive parents to care for the most vulnerable children. Nearly 2,000 children have been removed from …

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Open Your Heart and Your Home

Open Your Heart … and your home to change lives forever, not just the lives of others, but yours as well. That’s the message behind Open Your Heart, a Citrus County event aimed at recruiting foster and adoptive parents for Kids Central. Taking place at the Crystal River Church of God on May 9th, Open …

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A Day at “The Hill”

It started out bright and sunshiny, but the weather was positively wintery! The chilly 32 degrees at 8am greeted Rosey Moreno-Jones and a team of Kids Central staff and volunteers. They began feeding, grooming and tacking up her beautiful semi-retired Arabian show horses for KCI foster families to enjoy. The families would participate in a …

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On Thanksgiving, Quiet not the Custom for Tireless Foster Parents

The Tampa Bay Times wrote an article about one of our foster and adoptive families in Hernando County. Read the article below or here. Thanksgivings were supposed to be getting quieter for Pat and Linda Hoins. They decided last spring to be “selfish” and stop taking in foster kids nearly every time they were asked, …

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Critical Need for Foster Parents in Citrus County

The Citrus County Chronicle wrote an article about the critical need for foster parents in Citrus County. Read the article on below or here. Bob and Ann are the typical everyday parents. They go to work, take their son to soccer practice after school and then rush home and do it all over again the …

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