Be a Voice for the Voiceless

 

 
 
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Did you know?

Did you know in Southern Maine children are often removed from their home with no where to go. Social workers scramble to find a place for them to sleep.  We need more people to open their homes to provide a safe place for these little ones to rest. If you are interest in learning more about becoming a Foster Parent click the link below or contact Alana Jones at ajones@spurwink.org .

 
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The factors are complex the solution is simple.  Imagine if 1 family out of every 2 churches in New England would adopt 1 waiting child. There are  10, 915 churches in New England and 5,191 waiting children.  Every Child deserves a family. Learn more at www.nefam.org.

 
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Trauma Impacts Development

"We need to stop asking what is wrong with that child and start asking what happened to that child" -Oprah Winfrey

Did you know 52% of children ages 2-5 have been impacted by trauma?  As a community we need to change the culture of how we respond to children impacted by trauma.  Learn the facts! Become trauma informed! Be the life changing person in a child's story!  The Maine Children's Trauma Response Initiative is focused on creating a statewide trauma-informed system of care for children and youth exposed to violence.