Family Stories

Host Home Stories

For Amber—a young woman with developmental disabilities—her mother, and her Mentor, it’s all about family.
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Ed, who spent many years in group homes, is happy to live a healthy life in the community with his Mentors.
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With her Mentors, Desiree feels confident and excited about her new found independence in our Host Home program!
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When Rebecca's parents opened their home and their hearts to Jenn their lives forever changed.
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The Family Home Agency program in California gave Donald a chance to be part of the community for the first time.
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For Host Home provider Vanessa, spending time with Amy is what makes being a Mentor a truly rewarding experience.
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Therapeutic Foster Care Stories

Jim and Joan Schoon have fostered 91 children, many of whom required considerable medical support.
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Melvin and Jessica Dennis are called upon by Pennsylvania MENTOR to help teens with significant challenges.
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Knowing no limits with care, Ericka and Jessie change the lives of children with medically complex challenges.
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Christal is proud to be a Mentor and offer kids in foster care a chance for a better life and brighter future.
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As foster parents, the Comptons know that structure, love, and stability can change a child’s life forever.
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As a Mentor, Larry shows kids in foster care the ropes of life and strives to help them lead healthy, stable lives.
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Retirement gave Mary and Ed a new opportunity to care for children in need through therapeutic foster care.
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David’s life changed forever when he was matched with Louise in our specialty foster care program.
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Deborah finds the support she needed to continue making a difference in our Therapeutic Foster Care program.
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