Serving #OlderYouth In #FosterCare with Shannon Schumacher

Mosaic Foster Parents Cafe by Takkeem Leon Morgan

Episode notes

Shannon Schumacher is the president and CEO of The Villages, Indiana’s largest nonprofit child and family services agency. The Villages serves more than 3,100 children and their families every day through an array of services, making it a model for everything from foster family support to older youth services.

The organization has a special role in the Indiana care community because it fills critical gaps for foster families that the government can’t or is unable to handle, such as kinship care and family preservation.

Shannon has been an influential figure who has spearheaded these diverse services that helped widen support for foster families in Indiana. That’s why we proudly call her one of our #HeroesOfFosterCare. In this episode, she explains how The Villages supports families, supplements govern ... 

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