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Tips for Making the Season Brighter for Your Foster Child

The holiday season can be challenging for families under the best of circumstances. For youth in foster care, the season may be even harder because of past loss, the absence of family rituals, uncertainty about the future, and a strong yearning to belong. Here are some tips for making the most of the holiday season with your foster child.

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Family Celebrates Newest Adoption

John and Brian Pica-Sneeden started their foster care journey nearly 30 years ago. Since then, they have adopted six of their foster children – one as recently as last month!

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A New Path to Fitness at Northwest Village School

Students at Northwest Village School (NVS) will have even more opportunities to stay active and fit, thanks to a new outdoor fitness trail made possible through a generous gift from the estate of Hall "Cap" Adams, Jr., a longtime philanthropic investor in Wheeler’s work with a passion for supporting good health and quality education.

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Tiffany Hubrins, LCSW, Part of Channel 8 Series About Suicide

Wheeler’s Tiffany Hubrins, LCSW, was part of a WTNH-TV Channel 8 three-part series about suicide and resources for #Connecticut residents. Tiffany discussed our Mobile Crisis Intervention Services program and how it serves youth experiencing a mental health crisis.

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Foster Homes Wanted for Youth in Greater Waterbury

A new Wheeler program serving youth and families in nine cities and towns in Greater Waterbury is actively and urgently recruiting foster families who can provide stable, safe, caring environments for youth for shorter durations. Funded by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, the program serves children and youth ages 6 to 17 right in their own communities.

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Allison Casinghino Discusses Wheeler Foster Care Program on CT Paid Leave Podcast

Wheeler’s Allison Casinghino, foster care specialist, was a guest recently on the CT Paid Leave podcast, where she discussed our Foster Care program and how individuals and families can get involved in fostering a child or youth in need. Allison also highlighted Wheeler’s TIPS-MAPP program, which prepares prospective parents for the role of fostering.

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