Our Stories - Foster Parents
- Foster CareSoto Family |
Like many couples who choose to foster, the Sotos felt as though fostering is their calling, and they’re dedicated to ensuring each child they foster receives the necessary services to meet his or her needs.
- Foster CareNatker Family |
After Blake and Elana Natker became parents to their daughter and son, they were immediately made aware of the importance of giving children a good start in life. “Not all families are as fortunate as we are, and there are kids in our area who need some help.”
- Foster CareMandi & Aaron Brown |
“NVFS will always hold a special place in our hearts, not only because they united us with our daughters, but because they played such a special role in the first year we had with them.”
- Foster CareRichard & Janet |
Janet and Richard entered into foster parenting after they compared their blessings against the unfortunate circumstances of many children. With children in need of a temporary family, they believed they could help a child and contribute to the community as foster parents.
- Foster CareDave & Bev Coffie |
The Coffies are an extraordinary family that have been serving as foster parents to children with special needs for more than 20 years. For Dave and Bev Coffie, who have adopted nine children and fostered countless more, the house is always full of kids.
- Foster CareAaron & Jennifer |
Aaron and Jennifer are a young urban couple who are the epitome of what you would like to see in a foster parent, but who are also the last ones you would expect to sign up for the training course.
- Foster CareBoo |
Opening up your home just the first step in becoming a foster parent. Along the way, Boo has also learned to be flexible and the importance of establishing a connection, even if that child is only with her and her family for a brief time.
- Foster CareGreg & Lucy |
Greg and Lucy wanted to do their part to help youth get the care and support they need to succeed. One weekend a month, the couple has opened their home to a young special needs child so the child’s elderly grandmother can have a much-needed respite.