December 7, 2023
Associate Executive Director at StepStone Family & Youth Services of Virginia, Cindy Davis, says we usually see an increase of kids going into foster care around November and December.
“Of course, they come in year-round, but it does seem to be that there...
November 1, 2023
StepStone Family & Youth Services celebrated National Adoption Month by reiterating their mission of providing youth with safe, healthy homes and elevating the need for foster and foster/adoptive homes for youths in foster care to initiate lasting, meaningful...
August 7, 2023
Laurie Walker has been a licensed foster parent in Indiana since 2009. She has fostered many young people throughout that time, with a primary focus on the teenage female population. Laurie has had a placement of two sisters for the past eight years, providing...
June 16, 2023
Jovon and Keosha Merriweather had thought about becoming foster parents for a while. When the state called asking if they could take in seven children related to them, they said yes. Keosha and Jovon took in all seven children while raising their three biological...
May 2, 2023
This May, during National Foster Care Month, StepStone Family & Youth Services is honoring its dedicated foster parents, case managers, and community members who support the children in foster care and play an important role in helping them achieve reunification.
April 17, 2023
Brad and Amanda Foster are two amazing, loving, and compassionate parents. They’ve consistently jumped at opportunities to support the children in their community. This can be either taking placement for a few weeks, or until permanency is achieved for the...