We have a lot of foster families involved with our Tapestry Adoption Ministry and there is a huge need for people who are able to watch our foster children every now and then during the day. Trusted, certified, well-trained babysitters are a huge blessing to foster families and the children in their care. Babysitters for foster children must be at least 18 years old and certified (CPR trained, background checked, etc.). Contact Amber Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
Share your talent or hobby with families who recently brought children into their home– tutoring, lawn care, home maintenance, car repair, etc.
1. Foster or Adopt. Attend the Adoption 101 and refresher course on Wednesday 11/14 at 6 PM in C-233 (child care provided). Check out
2. Support orphaned children through Imparting Smiles in Cambodia. Your monthly donation will cover discipleship, education, and nutrition.
3. Support a foster or adoptive family as a Community Group. Click here for more information.
4. Mentor a transracial adoptee. When adopting a child of a different race, a mentor of the same race as the
5. Become a certified babysitter. Babysitters for foster children must be at least 18 years old and certified (CPR trained, background checked, etc.), which means most families struggle to find babysitters.
6. Pray. Fostering and adopting comes with unique challenges – from court hearings to healing from trauma. Email us to receive specific prayer requests and intercede for the orphan.
7. Deliver a care package. Most placements occur with only a few hours’
8. Participate in the Krause Children’s Center’s Christmas Angel Tree Program and other volunteer activities. Your efforts will bless the teenage girls at the residential treatment center. Contact Alicia Jarrett, Community Engagement Director, Alicia.jarrett@Upbring.org, 281.392.7505 Ext. 3129.
9. The HAY Center, a program of Harris County Protective Services for Children and Adults, a public/private partnership, provides