Wheeler Foster Care: Team Perspectives

Allison Casinghino, foster care specialist, Wheeler, highlights the challenges and rewards of becoming a foster parent. 

 Suzette Walker-Vega, program manager for Wheeler’s Family & Community Ties Foster Care Program, highlights how Wheeler provides steady, compassionate support to foster families.

Jessica Lopez, clinical care manager, Wheeler Foster Care programs, highlights the need for foster families for Connecticut youth, as well as the rewards of becoming a foster parent.

Stephon Adams, case manager, Wheeler Foster Care programs, describes his desire to be a role model for young men in foster care and how bonds between foster families and children can develop and thrive. 

Michelle Martins, foster care specialist for Wheeler, became a social worker to empower and advocate for others. In the video below, Michelle shares her experiences working with children and youth in Wheeler foster care and their families, and highlights why advocacy is more important than ever.


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