Editor’s Note: November is National Adoption Month. In honor of the month, and of those parents who decide to take the transformative step to adopt a child, this week’s blog post centers on our Bienvenidos Foster Care and Adoption program….Read More
By Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides President and CEO Recently I met with a group of staff who provide crisis services to children and families who are at risk of being separated. They described a household of three generations that was…Read More
By Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides President and CEO Domestic violence is an issue that is difficult to address because of the stigma and shame associated with it. However, as painful and disturbing as it is, this issue is a crucial…Read More
By Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides President and CEO Recently I learned that one of our female residents reported her intent to harm herself. As they discussed her feelings and what was causing her to feel so desperate, staff agreed that…Read More
By Joseph M. Costa, Hillsides President and CEO The child welfare field is relatively free of any significant political bias, although clearly it is in favor of maintaining entitlements for children. The well-being of children, youth, and families who are…Read More
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