Shown above Judge Judy Spree signing proclamation surrounded by l to r: Jimmie Zoppie Foster Parent, Fannie Smith President of Foster Parents, Mattie Gray Foster Parent. DHR Staff: Director Wilson Morgan, LaTonya Wooley, Foster Care Worker, Jacqueline Hughes, Family & Children Services Supervisor, Beverly Vester, Q.S. Coordinator and Kimberly Tyree.
May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members,volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. During National Foster Care Month, we renew our commitment to ensuring a bright future for the more that 400,000 children and youth in foster care, and we celebrate all those who make a meaningful difference in their lives.
Greene County encourages citizens to volunteer their talents and energies on behalf of children and adults in foster care, foster parents, and the children welfare professionals working with them during this month and thoughtout the year