Recognizing the Signs of Child Abuse

Child abuse happens in every state, in every town, and in every income bracket. The unfortunate reality is that child abuse is often underreported and unnoticed by most adults, despite its prevalence in our communities. Read More5

What is collective trauma, and how can we heal?

Learn about what collective trauma is and what we can do to heal our children and communities in the face of collective trauma. Read More5

Foster Care and Parenting Overview

Foster care services are essential to FamilyForward and our community. We help with foster care case management and aid in the recruitment, training, and licensing of families seeking to participate in the foster care system. Learn more about foster care's importance and why you should consider becoming a foster parent. Read More5

Top Four Questions About Developmental Trauma

Developmental trauma can be detrimental to the health and well-being of children who are exposed to abuse and neglect, which impacts their development. Learn more about what developmental trauma is, its effects and why it’s so important we do all we can to address it in our communities. Read More5

Jeffery’s Story

By the time Jeffrey was three, his short childhood was already marked by chaos and fear. He had been neglected, physically abused, and exposed to extreme violence. He was in survival mode, living in a homeless shelter, acting out, easily irritable, and fearful of adults who tried to help him. Read More5