foster care

Two young children hugging each other on a couch.

Siblings and shared childhood

Perhaps author Clara Ortega describes the relationship between siblings best: “To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we

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A young boy with short dark hair smiles at the camera. He is wearing a dark blue T-shirt with a USA baseball logo on it. He is holding a small orange and white basketball. He is standing in front of a plain, light-colored wall.

Fostering in Faith: Jordan

Quiet, polite, and hardworking, 9-year-old Jordan likes to help around the house and work in the yard. He also enjoys playing video games and building with Legos. An avid sports

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A young boy with short, curly hair is wearing a blue, white, and red checkered shirt and looking at the camera with a neutral expression. The background is plain white.

Fostering in Faith: Joshua

Active and energetic, 12-year-old Joshua enjoys football, baseball, kickboxing, and rollerblading. He’s also fascinated with technology and loves to create and build. His favorite school subject is technology because he

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Cheerful multiethnic extended family taking selfie and having fun together while gathering on patio.

Strong Families Are Powered by Love

Saint Francis Ministries believes – actually, we know – that strong families make children’s lives better … because the fundamental feature of a strong family is love. Strong families nurture

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