In this month’s Richmond Family Magazine, read about Janeva’s journey to find a permanent family. Janeva — like 500 Virginia children and 23,000 children nationwide — “aged out” of foster care without being adopted.
You’ll also read about Steven Effinger, a CHS adoptive dad of two teen brothers, and how he was inspired to create a family as a mid-life single dad. Steven was also recently recognized with an Adoption Excellence Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for extraordinary contributions in providing adoption and other successful outcomes for children in foster care. He is one of ten national recipients of this annual award.
Read the full article here: http://richmondfamilymagazine.com/article/family-is-forever/