Helping Hand Home Blog

October 2017- KXAN Features Foster Mom, Kristin Finan

If you've ever considered fostering a child, check out this interview with Carrying Hope's co-founder and president Kristin Finan as she shares how fostering has positively impacted her family in more ways than she could have ever imagined. "It will change your life,"...

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June- 2017 COA Accreditation

Helping Hand Home for Children has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA).  Helping Hand Home for Children provides the following services: residential treatment, foster care, adoption and family support. It took...

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May 2017- Heartbreak and Hope Part Four

If you had told me a year ago this would be my life, there is no way I would have believed it. Enemies turned family. Strangers turned sons. Promises turned reality. Life can be so crazy. And so beautiful. Through it all, I think I’ve learned something. Maybe, for...

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May 2017- Heartbreak and Hope Part Three

"I, too, worked to adjust to my new role as a mom of four, which included sleeping in two-hour increments, researching minivans at 4 a.m. and searching constantly for my keys, which were invariably still in the front door where I had left them the night before. It was...

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May 2017- Heartbreak and Hope Part Two

"She arrived on a Friday night wearing a polka-dot party dress that was two sizes too big, her hair just washed in a bathroom sink by the CPS caseworker who had been watching her for six hours as calls went out to see if any foster homes could take her. The caseworker...

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