By Carol Jones ICM does two things to facilitate foster care for the children served.  First the staff recruits prospective foster parents for children that may be referred to the

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By Carol Jones The entire family can be excited about a new foster child becoming part of the family.  In time the foster child will be glad to know your

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By Carol Jones Prepare your children for the first meeting. Make sure they are prepared to welcome the child into their home. Make sure they are clear which of their

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By Carol Jones Moving to a new home has got to be the hardest thing a child in foster care does. Every new move has many possibilities, some good and

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By Carol Jones We want to share our home with our foster child, but the child may not understand what that means.  Many kids have shared spaces with lots of

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By Carol Jones You may think that getting everyone bathed and dressed for church is the hard part.  Actually, we need to remember that every new setting is a new

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By Carol Jones MEETING YOUR DOG Many foster kids will say they love animals when they don’t, or are afraid of animals, or have never really been around animals. Keep in

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By Carol Jones It has been great fun coming on-board with ICM after over 30 years with other agencies.  ICM is a dynamic and supportive place to work. With experience

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