With hundreds of kids in the child welfare system on the Suncoast, the need for foster parents is great. “Currently, there are over 400,000 children in foster care, nationally,” All Star Children’s Foundation Chief Development Officer Stephen Fancher said. “And in our local judicial circuit, there are over 1400 children currently in foster care- There is more […]
Bringing CARE into the Community Chelsea Hernandez, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with nearly 10 years of clinical experience working with children and families, now serves as All Star’s new clinical director. Chelsea is already covering a lot of ground this year by leading Trauma 101 presentations and co-facilitating Child Adult Relationship Enhancement (CARE) […]
All Star Children’s Foundation, a non-profit organization in Sarasota that works to create brighter futures for children in foster care, continues to expand its staff. The nonprofit recently hired Chelsea Hernandez, LCSW, as its new clinical director. Read More
Hundreds of kids on the Suncoast have been removed from their homes due to neglect or abuse. During Child Abuse Prevention Month, we share some of the resources helping children through this trauma. Read More
Check out these highlights of what All Star has accomplished in 2021! From trainings and outreach to celebrations and support for our campus kids and foster parents, it’s been an incredible year of happy memories! Thank you to our dedicated staff, volunteers, board members, donors, and the community for helping us create brighter futures for […]
Despite the best efforts and good intentions of the child welfare system, children and families with foster care involvement still experience negative outcomes on a regular basis.