Serving Children in Foster Care


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Become a Relief Care Provider

posted on May 18, 2011

We all need a break sometimes. This is true for parents and children alike, and can be especially true for foster parents. In fact, when you ask foster parents what they need most, accessible and reliable relief or respite care provided…… Read More

Heart Gallery & The Faith Connection

posted on April 25, 2011

In September 2006 Irving Bible Church was one of the first churches in North Texas to host a Heart Gallery exhibit. Since that time, dozens of other churches across North Texas have also displayed the Heart Gallery as a way to…… Read More

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Tapestry Kids Closet

posted on April 25, 2011

Do you ever get to the point where you just can’t stand it anymore and you start cleaning out your kids’ closets, drawers and playrooms only to find you asking yourself, “what am I going to do with all of…… Read More

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Volunteer & Advocate for Children in Foster Care

posted on April 25, 2011

We often remind people of a simple, but important fact: adoption and foster care are not for everyone, and that’s ok. However, praying caring for children in need is something that virtually everyone can get involved in.  People who serve by adopting…… Read More

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Foster Care & Foster Adoption Training at IBC

posted on April 25, 2011

 At least twice each year Tapestry hosts an information meeting for people to learn more about what it means to become a foster parent or how to adopt a child in foster care. These information meetings are followed by the…… Read More

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Praying for Children in Foster Care

posted on April 24, 2011

There are over 500,000 children nationwide in foster care and thousands in the North Texas area. Each of these children are in need of help and hope, and you have an opportunity to provide that through your faithful prayers. Here are…… Read More

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What I Wish I Would Have Known Before I Started

posted on April 24, 2011

Some of Tapestry’s foster and adoptive parents speak out about the things the wish they would have known before starting the foster care or foster/adopt journey. I wish I had known of the need to be clearer about our desire…… Read More

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What’s What: An Overview of Foster Care & Foster Adoption Alternatives

posted on April 24, 2011

When it comes to understanding the different alternatives for providing care to children in foster care in the State of Texas, the various terms and requirements can sometimes be hard to keep straight. In order to provide a clear understanding of…… Read More

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No Better Time Than Now

posted on February 18, 2011

Your involvement in the lives of children in foster care can make a lasting difference. This short video highlights just a few of the many ways you can love and serve children in foster care. There is no better time…… Read More

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A Few Facts About Foster Care

posted on February 5, 2011

Over 114,000 children in the U.S. foster care system are available for adoption Over 4,000 children in foster care in North Texas, with over 1,000 of those children waiting to be adopted Over 300 children ‘age-out’ of foster care in…… Read More