Tag Archives: Treatment Foster Care

Treatment Foster Care in the Heart of Wisconsin

In a small town in central Wisconsin, there’s a quaint neighborhood leading up to a cul-de-sac; it’s lined with little houses that all look the same. There’s one house, though, that is special.Inside, the wood-paneled walls are saturated with antique trinkets and the windowsills are lined with sprawling plants. The house is charming and cozy and belongs to Susan, a … Continue

Called to Care for Teenagers

Antoinette Roberson has fostered 38 children, and she doesn’t plan to stop helping kids anytime soon. She’s been a caregiver her entire life. As a private duty aide, former kindergarten teacher, and active volunteer in her church, it’s second nature for Antoinette to help those in need. “I have a passion for children and the elderly,” she says. “I pray … Continue

Treatment Foster Care Parent Named Chair of WFAPA

Kristy Barr has “worked in the trenches” before. That’s how she describes the early days of foster parenting, when she and her husband, Kris, where just getting started. That was 10 years ago.  Since then, the couple has had 10 foster children in their home, all at the treatment foster care (TFC) level. “There was a lot of learning by … Continue