Life After Foster Care: Forty Collin County Children Need Adoptive Parents, Others Reunite with Families or Age out of Care

While we often talk about the numbers of children who are entering foster care, we haven’t addressed the children who are exiting foster care. Foster care is meant to be a short-term arrangement, necessary while the parties involved work towards the child’s permanency goal. Permanency goals vary according to...

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18 May, 2018

Foster Friends Receives Grant from EXPOW 100 Women of Allen For Direct Assistance to Local Children in Foster Care

Foster Friends is excited to announce it has been selected as the very first grant recipient of The Exponential Power of Women 100 Women of Allen group. The $10,700 grant will support Foster Friends’s ability to provide direct assistance to the foster children of Collin County. Foster Friends’s flagship...

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16 May, 2018

Former Foster Parent, Jayne White, Joins Foster Friends Board of Directors

Jayne White is the newest addition to the Foster Friends board. Jayne brings with her years of corporate experience as well as a background serving some of Texas’s most vulnerable foster children though her service as a local foster parent. Jayne holds a bachelor’s in Accounting from the University...

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09 May, 2018

Foster Friends Welcomes New Board Member: First National Bank Southwest Retail Director, Ginger Herrick

Foster Friends is proud to announce the addition of Ginger Herrick to the Foster Friends board. In addition to her role on the Foster Friends board, Ginger simultaneously serves as an appointed member of the Collin County CPS Board. Ginger, a Retail Director of First National Bank Southwest, is...

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Plano Zip Code 75074 has One of the Highest Rates of Children Entering Foster Care in Collin County

Most of our work at Foster Friends focuses on providing for the needs of Collin County kids in foster care, but we also like to follow foster care data and look for trends in our cities, county, and region. Plenty of CPS data is available on the DFPS website,...

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