May is Foster Care Awareness Month 21 May 2024

In Philadelphia, there are about 3,100 children and youth in foster care at any given time. Children enter foster care because of child abuse, neglect or special family circumstances requiring that the child receive out-of-home care. Foster care services are intended to provide temporary care for a child until he or she is reunited with their biological family or until another permanent living situation is found.

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Valerie’s Story of Resilience and Motherhood 22 February 2022

Valerie has a self-care jar. She writes down ideas on slips of paper, puts them in the jar, and then once a week she picks something out: Getting her nails done.

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Turning Points for Children Named a Top Workplace! 12 October 2021

I am excited to share the news that Turning Points for Children has been named a Top Workplace by The Philadelphia Inquirer Top Work Places 2021! The award is based solely on the feedback of our staff administered through an outside employee survey.

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Are you Hungry? The Issue of Food Insecurity in Philadelphia 11 February 2022

On a recent Pop-Up Pantry day, Turning Points’ FAWN (Food and Wellness Network) went to Frankford. We packed over a hundred bags of food, as faces watched us through the storefront window. The line formed fast.

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