Guardianship or Adoption

Guardianship or Adoption

There may be times when appointing a legal guardian is a better option for a foster child than adoption. In this article, we try to help you understand the differences.
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My Son’s First Deer

My Son’s First Deer

As most of you know, Coyote Hill is located on acres and acres of wooded, rural Missouri hillsides. This month it became a young wanna-be-hunter’s dream come true.
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Foster Care Services

Foster Care Services

Introducing: Coyote Hill Foster Care Services Model Coyote Hill is excited to announce that we are expanding! After caring for children for many years at our Children’s Home in Harrisburg, MO., we will now be licensing and supporting individual foster families in Columbia and the surrounding communities. Foster Care Services (FCS) uses Coyote Hill’s decades of
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First Day of School Prayer Requests

First Day of School Prayer Requests

The beginning of a school year brings with it much excitement, anxiety and challenges. Will you join us in prayer for these specific requests as our children begin school at Harrisburg R-VIII on August 14?
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Adjusting to a New School

Adjusting to a New School

Children in foster care change schools often. Our Education Coordinator, Paige Douce, shares some advice on how to help your child face the unsettling challenge of attending a new school.
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Needs and Results Are Bigger Than We Realize

Needs and Results Are Bigger Than We Realize

My wife Amanda and I have been Home Parents for almost two years now. During that time, we’ve had the privilege to care for 20 children as longer term placements in our home. Many of those are sibling sets. The need is bigger than we ever realized, because of the number of children suffering from
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He Found His Forever Home

He Found His Forever Home

David is not lucky to have us – having a family who loves you isn’t luck, it’s every child’s right. Shravan and I are the lucky ones to be able to officially share our lives with David forever. Laura, David’s adoptive mother.
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Reunited – A Mom’s Fight to get her Children Home

Reunited – A Mom’s Fight to get her Children Home

I’m the mom that struggles, but I’m the mom that never gives up.   Stephany is a mom of three wonderful children. She’s lived in Columbia nearly all her life. She went to school at Rock Bridge and Douglass High Schools. Although she admits, she didn’t finish. Four years ago, her two youngest children, then 11 and 12 years old, were taken away from her and placed into foster
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