Bethany Christian Services
Kids in Foster Care Belong in Families, Not Modern Day Orphanages
When it comes to the use of institutions and group homes, writes Cheri Williams, the system charged with “rehabilitating ineffective parents” has become an ineffective parent.
Supreme Court Says Philadelphia Violated Catholic Child Welfare Group’s First Amendment Rights
The unanimous decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia found that by requiring Catholic Social Services to approve the homes of same-sex couples, it had violated the faith-based organization’s rights.
What If We Could Reach Families Before the Crisis? There Would Be Fewer Kids in Foster Care
It’s no secret that our foster care system is overburdened. More than 250,000 children enter foster care each year. We don’t have enough foster families to meet this demand, and we don’t have enough adoptive families either.
Chris Palusky, New President at Bethany Christian Services, Talks ‘Fierce Love’ and Foster Care
Founded in 1944, Bethany Christian Services has evolved over the years from an adoption agency into a world-wide social services agency supporting family preservation, foster care and adoption. The organization has foster care programs in nine states, and is growing a network of foster care programs globally.