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The Biggest and Best Candy Cane Connection Yet

Candy Cane Connection 2019 was another spectacular success! Thank you to all who attended and volunteered. The annual event brings SaintA licensed foster parents, children and staff together to celebrate the holidays through family bonding and fun.For the second year, biological parents were invited to join the holiday festivities. On December 14, 2019, families came together at Davians to enjoy … Continue

Relatives and Close Kin Step into Foster Parent Roles

Imagine being a grandmother, retired, living a relatively quiet life in your Milwaukee neighborhood. Now imagine opening your home to not just one or two, but four, children under the age of 10. That’s exactly what one SaintA client did recently when her granddaughters needed to go into out-of-home care. As it turns out, she is far from alone. More … Continue

Father’s Day: A Redemption and Reunification Story

When he was just a month old, Carter was removed from his parents’ care. His dad, Daquane, and his mother were still teenagers and unprepared for the responsibility and stress of parenthood. When Daquane was arrested on violence-related charges and his mother wasn’t able to care for him either, Carter’s maternal grandmother, Juliette, stepped in. She felt the best thing … Continue