Bethany Global, a division of Bethany Christian Services (BCS), announced the launch of social services in Haiti that will serve and support foster care. Partnering with a local church in Port-Au-Prince, Bethany is currently recruiting families to undergo its rigorous foster care training program, and anticipates serving 60 children by summer 2016.
In spring 2014, Bethany launched a small project in Haiti called Operation Exodus, working with vulnerable families living in the tent cities around Port-Au-Prince. This project serves to strengthen families through economic […] Read more
This Wednesday, January 13th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will launch the fourth in a monthly webinar series, Knowledge + Practice. These webinars translate research into actionable information that OVC care practitioners can implement immediately to elevate the quality of the care they provide.
This webinar is called “Empowering Caregivers: Practical Parenting Training (Adolescent Edition)” and will take place on Wednesday from 11am – 12pm Eastern. Research and common knowledge both suggest that the most influential relationship in a child’s life is with his […] Read more
According to the United Nations Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR, the world is facing the biggest refugee crisis since WWII, having surpassed 50 million people who have been forced to leave their homes as refugees, as asylum seekers, or as internally displaced persons (IDPs) within their home countries. This massive increase is driven largely by the civil war in Syria, which will reach the five-year mark in a few months. According to World Vision, “The crisis in Syria affects more than 12 million […] Read more
This Wednesday, December 9th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will launch the third in a monthly webinar series, Knowledge + Practice. These webinars translate research into actionable information that OVC care practitioners can implement immediately to elevate the quality of the care they provide.
This webinar is called “Family Reintegration: Achieving Balance Between Empowering Families and Safeguarding Children” and will take place on Wednesday from 2 PM – 3 PM Eastern. Kate Riordan, Senior Advocacy Advisor at Family for Every Child will explore how […] Read more
Today, November 18th from 2-3pm EST, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will host a webinar on helping welcome and support special needs foster and adoptive families. As special needs and older child programs are on the rise, this means churches need to be prepared to accommodate families affected by disability or complex trauma. Shannon Dingle will share five ways your church can be a safe place for these children and teens, drawing from experience as a special educator, a disability ministry leader, and a mom […] Read more