Carolina Division of Social Services
The Division provides
funding and direction to this publication as part of its commitment
to serving the families and children of North Carolina.
||Family and Children's Resource Program
Program coordinates and produces this publication as part of its efforts
to improve the lives of families and children.
Institute for Families, UNC-CH School of Social Work
organization of the Resource Program, the Jordan Institute exists
to provide leadership to support and strengthen families through education,
public service, and research.
Carolina Foster and Adoptive Parent Association
Carolina Foster Parents Association contributes to the development
of this publication as part of its mission to promote quality foster
and adoptive services through collaborative advocacy, education, resources,
SO (Strong Able Youth Speaking Out)
a group of teens working to improve the substitute care system, contributes
to FP as part of its efforts to educate the community, speak
out about needed changes, and provide support to youth who are or
have been in substitute care.