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This podcast paints a picture of having more than enough supportive people before, during and after foster care in our region. It dives into both what is possible & likely if we don’t get involved in helping to alleviate this crisis and what is possible & likely if we all do what we can.

Possible and Likely West Shore Free Church

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This podcast paints a picture of having more than enough supportive people before, during and after foster care in our region. It dives into both what is possible & likely if we don’t get involved in helping to alleviate this crisis and what is possible & likely if we all do what we can.

    Episode 6: Discerning Next Steps with Cindy King

    Episode 6: Discerning Next Steps with Cindy King

    Resources mentioned:* The King Zoo and the Funny Farm (http://thekingzooandfunnyfarm.blogspot.com/), Cindy King’s Blog* More Than Enough- Grow Your Church Foster Care Ministry (https://morethanenough.cafo.org/next-steps/for-my-church/grow-your-church-ministry/)* Victorious Hope Consulting (https://victorioushopeac.com/), John and Cindy King’s Consulting Business (30:25)* Support Group on Zoom (https://westshorefree.org/foster-care-initiative/)Please share the Possible and Likely podcast, review, and subscribe today to help us get the word out about our region’s foster care crisis. Together, we can have more than enough. 

    • 58 min
    Episode 5: Throughout Foster Care: Support with Katie Keith

    Episode 5: Throughout Foster Care: Support with Katie Keith

    Resources mentioned:* Studies show 50% of foster families stop fostering a year in if they don’t have respite or a support team; with a support team or respite care, 90% of families at least make it through two years. (Source: Promise686 (https://www.ccoca.org/-care-community---wrap-around-support.html))* List of ways to support foster familiesNaomi’s Closet (https://ourfathershope.org/initiatives/naomis-closet-of-hope/)Listen to last episode with Cindy KingPlease share the Possible and Likely podcast, review, and subscribe today to help us get the word out about our region’s foster care crisis. Together, we can have more than enough. 

    • 45 min
    Episode 4.B: After Foster Care: Aging Out with Emily Schmidt

    Episode 4.B: After Foster Care: Aging Out with Emily Schmidt

    Resources mentioned:* Aging out statistics (YouTube Video) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0A-_papFlFQ)* World Without Orphans’ “Roadmap,” Research on Orphan Spirit (page 24)* List of organizations in our area who work with aging out teens.The Cracked Pot Coffee Shop (https://www.thecrackedpotcoffeeshop.com/)Bethany House (https://www.bethany.house/)The Launch Pad (https://launchpadil.com/)Dreamhouse (https://www.cadcdreamhouse.org/)* Support Resources for Teens Aging OutNew Hope Ministries (https://nhm-pa.org/)In Him Christian Wellness (https://www.inhimchristianwellness.org/)* Emily’s list of ways to get involved with the Cracked PotPray, Mentor, Volunteer. (https://www.thecrackedpotcoffeeshop.com/get-involved)Donate to The Cracked Pot (https://the-cracked-pot-coffee-shop.square.site/)Visit The Cracked Pot (https://www.thecrackedpotcoffeeshop.com/) and get some coffee!Follow on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrackedPotCoffeeShop/)Please share the Possible and Likely podcast, review, and subscribe today to help us get the word out about our region’s foster care crisis. Together, we can have more than enough. 

    • 54 min
    Episode 4.A: After Foster Care: Adoption with Mike & Karen Schroder

    Episode 4.A: After Foster Care: Adoption with Mike & Karen Schroder

    Resources mentioned:* “For the Unsure Husband,” (https://jasonjohnsonblog.com/blog/for-the-unsure-husband) Jason Johnson* West Shore Free Church Foster Care Initiative (http://www.westshorefree.org/foster) (Find a Care Community)* Foster/Adopt Support Group at Daybreak Church (https://daybreakweb.com/community-ministries/fostadopt-support-group)* List of Area’s Foster Care Agencies (https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1GCEU_enUS995US995&tbs=lf:1,lf_ui:2&tbm=lcl&sxsrf=APq-WBugxwOUydwd6AL85b7ZzBBz729X4w:1648220321691&q=foster+care+agencies+in+mechanicsburg+pa&rflfq=1&num=10&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjYyaSWw-H2AhVJlIkEHUEbB2AQjGp6BAgYEAE&biw=1536&bih=664&dpr=1.25#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:%5B%5B40.5283714,-75.617057%5D,%5B39.918606,-77.138823%5D%5D;tbs:lrf:!1m4!1u3!2m2!3m1!1e1!1m4!1u2!2m2!2m1!1e1!2m1!1e2!2m1!1e3!3sIAE,lf:1,lf_ui:2)Please share the Possible and Likely podcast, review, and subscribe today to help us get the word out about our region’s foster care crisis. Together, we can have more than enough. 

    • 35 min
    Episode 3.B: During Foster Care: Respite with Jack & Nancy Bauman

    Episode 3.B: During Foster Care: Respite with Jack & Nancy Bauman

    Resources mentioned:* Become a Respite Parent by applying to become a foster parent. Visit one of these resources to take your next step.List of Area’s Foster Care Agencies (https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1GCEU_enUS995US995&tbs=lf:1,lf_ui:2&tbm=lcl&sxsrf=APq-WBugxwOUydwd6AL85b7ZzBBz729X4w:1648220321691&q=foster+care+agencies+in+mechanicsburg+pa&rflfq=1&num=10&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjYyaSWw-H2AhVJlIkEHUEbB2AQjGp6BAgYEAE&biw=1536&bih=664&dpr=1.25#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:%5B%5B40.5283714,-75.617057%5D,%5B39.918606,-77.138823%5D%5D;tbs:lrf:!1m4!1u3!2m2!3m1!1e1!1m4!1u2!2m2!2m1!1e1!2m1!1e2!2m1!1e3!3sIAE,lf:1,lf_ui:2)West Shore Free Foster Care Initiative (http://www.westshorefree.org/foster)Foster/Adopt Support Group at Daybreak Church (https://daybreakweb.com/community-ministries/fostadopt-support-group)* Studies show 50% of foster families stop fostering a year in if they don’t have respite or a support team; with a support team or respite care, 90% of families at least make it through two years. (Source: Promise686 (https://www.ccoca.org/-care-community---wrap-around-support.html))* Respite care decreases stress in families, risk of abuse and neglect, marital tensions, depression and aloneness. (Source: ChildWelfare.gov linked report, page 27 (https://archrespite.org/images/docs/Bibliographies/Annotated_Bibliography_Web_2020_FINAL.pdf))Please share the Possible and Likely podcast, review, and subscribe today to help us get the word out about our region’s foster care crisis. Together, we can have more than enough. 

    • 38 min
    Episode 3.A: During Foster Care: Learning from Local CYS Employee

    Episode 3.A: During Foster Care: Learning from Local CYS Employee

    Resources mentioned:*  Family Engagement Initiative (http://ocfcpacourts.us/childrens-roundtable-initiative/family-engagement-initiative/)* Apply to become a Social/Case WorkerCumberland County (https://ccpa.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx)Dauphin County (https://www.dauphincounty.org/government/departments/human_resources/employment/index.php)Perry County (https://perryco.org/job-openings/)York County (https://yorkcountypa.gov/county-administration/human-resources/for-job-seekers.html)* Our Father’s Hope (https://ourfathershope.org/) has 2 initiatives:Naomi’s Closet (https://ourfathershope.org/initiatives/naomis-closet-of-hope/) (donate clothes for newborn to size 8; given to foster & host families)Backpacks of Hope (https://ourfathershope.org/initiatives/backpacks-of-hope/) (see webpage for what to pack and donate; given to kids and agencies in immediate need)* Instant Family (https://www.pluggedin.com/movie-reviews/instant-family-2018/) (Movie review from Pluggedin)* List of Area’s Foster Care Agencies (https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1GCEU_enUS995US995&tbs=lf:1,lf_ui:2&tbm=lcl&sxsrf=APq-WBugxwOUydwd6AL85b7ZzBBz729X4w:1648220321691&q=foster+care+agencies+in+mechanicsburg+pa&rflfq=1&num=10&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjYyaSWw-H2AhVJlIkEHUEbB2AQjGp6BAgYEAE&biw=1536&bih=664&dpr=1.25#rlfi=hd:;si:;mv:%5B%5B40.5283714,-75.617057%5D,%5B39.918606,-77.138823%5D%5D;tbs:lrf:!1m4!1u3!2m2!3m1!1e1!1m4!1u2!2m2!2m1!1e1!2m1!1e2!2m1!1e3!3sIAE,lf:1,lf_ui:2)Please share the Possible and Likely podcast, review, and subscribe today to help us get the word out about our region’s foster care crisis. Together, we can have more than enough. 

    • 35 min

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