What are #CareCommunities ? with Ashley Ferris

Mosaic Foster Parents Cafe by Takkeem Leon Morgan

Episode notes

Ashley Ferris is the lead coordinator for an Indiana-based care community. Her story is interesting because she felt called to serve as a foster parent, but she couldn’t get over the hump of getting licensed. It just looked too hard for her. But she still felt burdened to serve. Over time, a friend let her know about Hands of Hope, an organization that partners with child protective services in her state by providing care communities to foster families. That piqued her interest. Then, members of Ashley’s church started a foster care ministry, Hope & Olive Ministries, where she has found her calling. She made a 12-month commitment and has just signed up for another year. That’s why she’s one of our #HeroesOfFosterCare. In this episode, Ashley breaks down the mechanics of a care community, why they’re so important, and how they ens ... 

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