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...
April 14, 2023
Sam Dyer, Executive Director at A Place to Call Home (APTCH), a StepStone Family & Youth Services agency in Tucson, AZ, is the proud and honored recipient of the Dan Gregory Memorial Service Award presented by the Children’s Advocacy Center.
Sam has worked...
April 7, 2023
This April, in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, StepStone Family & Youth Services is participating in the Pinwheels for Prevention campaign. Through this initiative, StepStone hopes to raise awareness about preventing child abuse and neglect...