Author Archives: Bekka Zander

Foster Care Month: Disproportionality in Foster Care

Below please find a fact sheet on Disproportionality in Oregon Foster Care provided by Multnomah County. To download a PDF of this information click HERE. Disproportionality in Oregon Oregon’s child welfare system is committed to excellence; the children and families … Continue reading

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Foster Care Month: Foster Care Facts

In our second post regarding May as Foster Care Awareness Month continue with excerpts from the website FosterCareMonth.org. From their website: “THE MAGNITUDE: About 382,400 children under 18 in the United States currently are in foster care because their own families … Continue reading

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May is National Foster Care Month

With the hope of garnering awareness and discussion, Kinship House will be supporting Foster Care Month by posting a variety of material from the FosterCareMonth.org. We start out the month with a bit of history and background on the campaign. … Continue reading

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2013 Spring Newsletter for Kinship House

Note from the Director I extend my thanks, you are our Community of Kin. Your commitment to supporting change for foster and adoptive children, has empowered our mission to serve over 400 children in the last 12 months on their … Continue reading

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Kinship House’s 2012 Annual Report Now Available Online

Have you contributed to Kinship House in the last few years or are you thinking about contributing in the year to come? Want to see how Kinship House allocates such contributions so as to most effectively serve foster and adopted … Continue reading

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Tax Resources for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Tax season is upon us and you, as a foster or adoptive parent, may be unsure as to how to describe the changes in your family on your tax forms. Kinship House has compiled several resources to try and ease … Continue reading

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