Filling in the Gaps

In 2017, 45% of Coyote Hill’s school age children were reading below grade level upon arrival. Many foster children have gaps in their education from moving around frequently or coming from families who don’t prioritize school.
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TBRI® and Empowered to Connect

Foster care and adoption is marked by many joys, but also by the many challenges of trauma and attachment. As we continue in our series of April blog posts related to National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we’d like to share with you about Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®) and why it is fundamental in the
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When Silent Finds Her Voice

“Abuse and neglect inhibit the development of children’s trust in the world, in others, and in themselves. They find it difficult to trust the behaviors and words of others, their own judgements and actions, or their own senses of self worth.”
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Sisters and a Girls’ Night

Here’s a recent story from Case Manager, Paige Brokaw, who oversees the daily activity in our Education Center:
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The Necessity for Relief

How many hours a week do you work? A full-time, 40 hour per week job? Perhaps you have a demanding, salaried position that expects 50 or more hours each week…most of us would say that’s the extreme. Even with that extreme, you have the relief of a few hours off each day, a two day
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Pancake Breakfast – Sweet Success!

Our 21st Pancake Breakfast was incredible! In five short hours on March 10th, over 700 people came out to Memorial Baptist Church in support of our children.
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Managing Bullies

“A BOY AT SCHOOL IS DOING WHAT?!?!” Usually, at Coyote Hill, it is the child who struggles to keep their temper in check. This time, however, I was having a hard time keeping my cool.
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“Look What I Got!”

Those words were spoken to one of our staff, shortly before Christmas. The young girl had been with us since the fall, but her little sister had only just arrived. She was ecstatic, showing her off as if she were the best Christmas present ever.
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.