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Therapeutic Foster Care FAQs Part 2

May 20, 2020

Alexander Youth Network will help you make a difference in a child’s life. Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) at Alexander Youth Network provides children with an opportunity to find stability in a home-like environment while transitioning through treatments for mental and behavioral health challenges. TFC parents are mentors, support systems, and they help make a positive […]

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Therapeutic Foster Care FAQs Part 1

May 20, 2020

Interested in being a Therapeutic Foster parent at Alexander Youth Network? At Alexander, we provide our Therapeutic Foster parents with tools to succeed including extensive training, treatment coaches for 24/7 support, and respite care when needed. Our therapeutic foster care recruiters are able to schedule individual meetings and training classes to help you through the […]

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Therapeutic Foster Care By The Numbers

May 20, 2020

At Alexander Youth Network we serve over 200 children and families each year through our Therapeutic Foster Care program. The Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) program is uniquely designed to provide mental and behavioral health support to children in a safe and secure temporary home-like environment.  Therapeutic foster parents are a stabilizing liaison between biological parents/guardians […]

Becoming A Mentor – Becoming A Therapeutic Foster Parent

May 20, 2020

How to become a Therapeutic Foster Parent at Alexander Youth Network, starting with the application process. At Alexander Youth Network, our Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) team is committed to supporting parents through each step of the application process. Our recruiters and treatment coaches work one-on-one with prospective and current parents, children, and families to provide […]

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Meet Our Therapeutic Foster Care Team

May 20, 2020

Our Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) Team works one-on-one with our Therapeutic Foster Parents to provide compassion, care, and community to children at Alexander Youth Network. At Alexander Youth Network, our Therapeutic Foster Care team is dedicated to preparing our foster parents with the necessary training and support for each TFC placement. Consisting of recruiters, trainers/coaches, […]

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Fostering Fellowship And Family

October 4, 2019

Sharon Lewis Shares Her Experience As A Therapeutic Foster Parent At Alexander Youth Network. Sharon Lewis has been a part of the Alexander Youth Network family for 16 years and is currently a foster parent for a young boy, Jasun, in our Charlotte Day Treatment program. Jason* is one of the many lives at Alexander […]

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Supporting Foster Care with Two Companion Bills

April 10, 2019

Representative Holly Grange and Senator Ralph Hise filed companion bills (H580 / S636) to provide additional support for foster care families in North Carolina. There are over 10,000 children in the state of North Carolina in need of a foster home. This number has steadily risen since 2011 and will continue to rise as drug […]

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