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Inspiring growth and development

News and information on foster care, adoption, family preservation and behavioral health from the Omni Family of Services, including announcements about new programs & services and the personal stories of caregivers.

Lacy

Lacy

Say hello to Lacy! Lacy is a kind, caring, witty, adventurous and creative young lady. She identifies her strengths as being caring, getting along well with children, having good character, and having positive expectations for the future. She states, “I am a...
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Fostering a teenager

Consider Fostering a Teenager

At Omni, many of the calls we receive are from prospective parents who are interested in fostering or adopting a baby. But what we need most are people who are willing to serve as foster parents for teenagers, especially in rural parts of the states we serve,...
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COVID-19: Omni Visions’ Response

As we continue to monitor developments around the COVID-19 pandemic, Omni Visions is working closely with state and local agencies, including each state’s departments of children’s services and departments of health, to update our processes accordingly. The health and...
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Omni Visions National Adoption Month Day

National Adoption Month

This year National Adoption Day will take place on Saturday, November 23, the highlight of National Adoption Month, which provides an opportunity for organizations like ours to help raise awareness about the number of children in foster care—and the rewards of...
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Foster to adopt

Foster to Adopt: What Does It Mean?

The difference between foster care and adoption is: foster care is meant to be temporary, while adoption is permanent. As we noted in our Foster FAQ, “foster care is the temporary placement of children outside their own homes, [which] occurs because of parenting...
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Foster Children Counting Money

How Much do Foster Parents Get Paid?

“How much do foster parents get paid?” It’s a frequently asked question among prospective foster parents. As one might expect, there isn’t a single, straightforward answer. Monthly subsidy rates vary from state to state and the needs of the child in question is...
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Multicultural Foster Family

Benefits of Being a Foster Parent

There are fewer than 4,000 foster families willing to provide homes for foster children in Tennessee—kids who may feel unwanted, unloved, scared, confused, angry or even hopeless. Yet the Tennesseans who are serving as foster parents say the chance to provide foster...
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