Education is one of the most important stepping stones to employment. But for youth in foster care, it has the added benefit of protecting against early parenthood for young women and conflict with the law for young men. ... See MoreSee Less
With few kids in the care of children’s aid societies even finishing high school, a new compilation of peer-reviewed research points to the need for more evidence-based policy to improve their lives...
There’s a perception that teenagers are difficult to look after, but with the right support and training, foster carers can thrive on the challenge. If you are interested in fostering a teen but unsure if it is the right choice for you, let's chat. At Satori Homes Therapeutic Foster Care we can answer your questions.
Happy Father's Day to all of the Dads out there. And a special shout out to the foster Dads.
Thank you for doing what you're doing. You are loving in some of the hardest and deepest and most complicated places. Places most men go to great lengths to avoid. Yet you, with arms open and hearts broken, have courageously stepped towards them for the sake of others. That is so counterintuitive, remarkable and beautiful.
Thinking about becoming a foster parent? At Satori we believe that a secure, safe and engaging home can only be established when supports are given to both the chldren and their Foster Care Providers. To learn more about foster parenting visit satorifoster.ca/be-a-foster-parent
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Fun way to spend family time! If you live in the Cambridge area check out Cambridge Canada Day's fishing derby!The 62nd annual Fishing Derby kicks off at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 1st! Kids can register at Riverside Park and cast their line in the Speed River. This free activity is open to all children up to 16 years of age. After the derby, our fishing families can catch our free bus transportation to the parade for 10 a.m.
Summer is here! There's something about this season that makes kids run faster and play harder. And like everything else we carefully do to protect kids — cooking healthy kid food, hiring the right babysitters, buckling them into car seats (or shouting out seat belt reminders) — summer takes preparation, too. Here are some great tips on staying safe while enjoying the best season of the year!
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Warm weather is here! Getting your kids to play outside isn't just fun - it's good for them! Outdoor free play gives kids many valuable benefits, including the development of physical, emotional, social and cognitive skills. Don't get caught in the indoor rut this summer. Get outside and play!
Although adults often say things like, “He was so young when that happened. He won’t even remember it as an adult,” childhood trauma can have a lifelong effect. And while kids are resilient, they’re not made of stone. ... See MoreSee Less