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CAFO Webinar Recap: Strategies and Resources for Transition to Family-Based Care

In the last Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) webinar, Strategies and Resources for Transition to Family-Based Care, experts in advocacy, research, and hands-on experience spoke about helpful information for faith-based organizations to use as they transition from [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Best Practices Strategy, Family-Based Care, NEWS / UPDATES, Orphanages/Residential Care, Publications / Articles, Transition to Family Care|Comments Off on CAFO Webinar Recap: Strategies and Resources for Transition to Family-Based Care

NEW RESOURCE: Transitioning to Family Care for Children: A Guidance Manual

The Faith to Action Initiative is excited to announce the launch of the much-anticipated Transitioning to Family Care for Children: A Guidance Manual. Just in time for Orphan Sunday on November 13, this manual provides [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Categories: News, NEWS / UPDATES, Raising Awareness, Transition to Family Care|Tags: , |Comments Off on NEW RESOURCE: Transitioning to Family Care for Children: A Guidance Manual

CAFO Webinar on Finding Your Piece of the Foster Care Puzzle

Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will host a webinar entitled, "Finding Your Piece of the Foster Care Puzzle." When people think about getting involved in foster care, the first things that [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver and Parent Support, Foster, Foster Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , , |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Finding Your Piece of the Foster Care Puzzle

New Resource on Exploring the Continuum of Care

Today the Faith to Action Initiative launched our new resource on the continuum of care for children. This web-based tool will help you explore a range of care options for children who are separated, or [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Alternative Family Care, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES, Raising Awareness|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New Resource on Exploring the Continuum of Care

CAFO Webinar on Developing Social Work Capacity in Low-Resource Environments

Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will continue their monthly webinar series, Knowledge + Practice. These webinars translate research into actionable information that OVC care practitioners can implement immediately to elevate the [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Developing Social Work Capacity in Low-Resource Environments

New Report on the Links Between Education and Children’s Care

Family For Every Child recently announced the launch of their report Schools that Care, which presents the key findings of a scoping study on the links between education and children’s care. The report argues that [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Family Care, Best Practices Strategy, Education Support, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on New Report on the Links Between Education and Children’s Care

CAFO Webinar on Building a Foundational Culture of Orphan Care in Your Church

Today, Wednesday, October 5th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will host a webinar entitled, “Everyone Can Do Something: Building a Foundational Culture of Orphan Care in Your Church." This webinar will explore how we can [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Church Engagement, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Building a Foundational Culture of Orphan Care in Your Church

International Alternative Care Conference in Geneva

Faith to Action is excited to be part of the International Alternative Care Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the 2016 edition of the annual conferences hosted jointly by the International Institute for the Rights [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Family Care, Conferences / Events, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , |Comments Off on International Alternative Care Conference in Geneva

Launch of New Guidelines on Children’s Reintegration

Today Family for Every Child launched the Guidelines on Children’s Reintegration, which have been endorsed by 31 organizations, including many of the largest child protection agencies in the world.  The Guidelines call for greater investment [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices Strategy, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES, Prevention/ Reunification, Transition to Family Care|Tags: |Comments Off on Launch of New Guidelines on Children’s Reintegration

Northeast Adoption & Child Welfare Summit in October!

The Northeast Adoption & Child Welfare Summit is just a little over a month away! Healing children and adolescents with adverse life experiences requires a concerted effort at many levels across multiple sectors. The Northeast [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Caregiver and Parent Support, Church Engagement, Conferences / Events, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Northeast Adoption & Child Welfare Summit in October!

CAFO Webinar on Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Launching and Leading an Orphan Care Ministry in Your Church

This Wednesday, August 31st, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will host a webinar entitled, "Three Principles to Consider & Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Launching and Leading an Orphan Care Ministry in Your Church." The [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: Church Engagement, Church Partnerships, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Launching and Leading an Orphan Care Ministry in Your Church

CAFO Webinar on Basic Principles of Monitoring and Evaluation

This Wednesday, August 10th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will continue their monthly webinar series, Knowledge + Practice. These webinars translate research into actionable information that OVC care practitioners can implement immediately to elevate the [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , , |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Basic Principles of Monitoring and Evaluation

Launch of New Report on Cash Transfers Promoting Social Protection Work for Children’s Care

Last week Family for Every Child, in partnership with the Centre for Social Protection at the Institute for Development Studies, launched a new report on the relationship between cash transfers and protection of children by [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Caregiver and Parent Support, Livelihood and Material Support, News, NEWS / UPDATES, Strategies to Strengthen Families|Tags: , |Comments Off on Launch of New Report on Cash Transfers Promoting Social Protection Work for Children’s Care

CAFO Webinar on Caring for Caregivers

Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 20th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will continue their monthly webinar series, Knowledge + Practice. These webinars translate research into actionable information that OVC care practitioners can implement immediately to elevate the [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices Strategy, Caregiver and Parent Support, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES, Strategies to Strengthen Families|Tags: , |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Caring for Caregivers

From Vulnerability to Resilience: Promoting Graduation in OVC Programs

Sponsored by the OVC Task Force and AVSI, an event titled "From Vulnerability to Resilience: Promoting Graduation in OVC Programs" will bring together policy makers, researchers and OVC practitioners to discuss key concepts and principles [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices Strategy, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , , |Comments Off on From Vulnerability to Resilience: Promoting Graduation in OVC Programs

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium: Strengthening the Continuum of Care for Vulnerable Children and Families

The 3rd Annual Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium is less than 2 weeks away! The Symposium will provide a forum to discuss efforts to strengthen the social service workforce and advance systems and services [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Categories: News, NEWS / UPDATES, Social Work|Tags: , |Comments Off on Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Symposium: Strengthening the Continuum of Care for Vulnerable Children and Families

New Short-Term Missions Guidance Manual and Toolkit from ACCI

Our partner ACCI International Missions & Relief recently released the publication of their Protecting Children in Short-Term Missions: A Guidance Manual and Toolkit for Churches and Christian Organizations, designed for those who are passionate about [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices Strategy, Church Engagement, Church Partnerships, Family-Based Care, Mission Trips, News, NEWS / UPDATES, Strategies to Strengthen Families|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on New Short-Term Missions Guidance Manual and Toolkit from ACCI

CAFO Summit May 5-6th!

The CAFO Summit has become the national hub for what Christianity Today called, “the burgeoning Christian orphan care movement.” Last year’s conference drew 2,500 foster and adoptive parents, orphan advocates, pastors and leaders from 30 [...]

By | April 26th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Family Care, Best Practices Strategy, Church Engagement, Conferences / Events, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , , |Comments Off on CAFO Summit May 5-6th!

World Without Orphans Global Forum Resources

The World Without Orphans Global Forum was held in Chiang Mai, Thailand in February. The forum brought together 450 orphan care leaders from over 60 countries for this first-ever Global Forum. Weren't able to attend [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: Alternative Family Care, Church Engagement, Conferences / Events, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , |Comments Off on World Without Orphans Global Forum Resources

Better Care Network Launches a New Online Community of Practice for Eastern and Southern Africa

Better Care Network (BCN) recently launched its new online community of practice, Care To Practice: supporting children's care practitioners in Eastern and Southern Africa. This online collaborative is designed to support practitioners who are working [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Categories: Africa, Family-Based Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , |Comments Off on Better Care Network Launches a New Online Community of Practice for Eastern and Southern Africa

CAFO Webinar on Protecting Vulnerable Children with Wise and Honoring Media

Next Wednesday, March 16th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will launch the sixth in a  monthly webinar series, Knowledge + Practice. These webinars translate research into actionable information that OVC care practitioners can implement immediately [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices Strategy, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , , |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Protecting Vulnerable Children with Wise and Honoring Media

Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Ambassadorship Program

The Global Social Service Workforce Alliance has announced its new Ambassador Program to provide individuals the opportunity to become a leader, inform strategy and influence policy at the local, national and regional levels in support [...]

By | February 25th, 2016|Categories: News, NEWS / UPDATES, Social Work|Tags: , |Comments Off on Global Social Service Workforce Alliance Ambassadorship Program

CAFO Webinar on Holistic Development for Babies and Young Children

Next Wednesday, February 10th, Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) will launch the fifth in a  monthly webinar series, Knowledge + Practice. These webinars translate research into actionable information that OVC care practitioners can implement immediately [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Categories: Caregiver and Parent Support, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , |Comments Off on CAFO Webinar on Holistic Development for Babies and Young Children

Bethany Christian Services Announces New Program in Haiti

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 [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Categories: Americas, Best Practices Strategy, Caregiver and Parent Support, Foster, Foster Care, News, NEWS / UPDATES|Tags: , |Comments Off on Bethany Christian Services Announces New Program in Haiti