Working Together To Keep Siblings Together
Across the country, thousands of children are separated from their brothers and sisters when they enter foster care. In addition to creating trauma for children, separating siblings into multiple homes makes reunification efforts and permanency more difficult. Our Sibling Connections program is uniquely designed to meet the needs of siblings and provide support for that special family connection by:
- Placing large sibling groups together with one foster family
- Professionalizing the role of the foster caregiver who plays an integral part on the team and works toward supporting birth family connections
- Supports birth parents toward family reunification and works concurrently on alternative permanency plans such as adoption
To find out more about the process of becoming a foster parent through the Sibling Connections Program and learn about the children Children’s Home & Aid serves please sign up for an informational meeting. We apologize we are unable to provide childcare and ask that no children attend the meeting.
Sibling Connections Orientation Dates
Location: 17512 E. Carriageway Suite B, Hazel Crest IL 60429
|5/20/15||Wednesday||Hazel Crest||6-8 p.m.|
|7/15/15||Wednesday||Hazel Crest||6-8 p.m.|
|9/16/15||Wednesday||Hazel Crest||6-8 p.m.|
If interested in learning more about our Sibling Connections program or to sign up for a meeting, please contact Deborah Whitted at 708-206-3524 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Children’s Home & Aid recognizes, respects, promotes and celebrates the value of cultural diversity and will ensure that each client’s ethnic or cultural customs, practices, and beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, and/or community differences will be respected by agency staff.