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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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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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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Empowered to Connect Conference

Empowered to Connect Conference

The Empowered to Connect Conference is being broadcast at locations across the country on April 5 and 6. Coyote Hill, thanks to the support of Boone County Children’s Services, will be one of the simulcast sites this weekend!
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Host a Birthday Fundraiser

Host a Birthday Fundraiser

Party like it’s your birthday!   If you, like many generous people, would like to give gifts to a charity like Coyote Hill rather than receiving gifts on your birthday, then we have some ideas for you. Or if you, like many parents, know your child does not need another toy, then you can still
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Stuck Indoors? We Have Ideas!

Stuck Indoors? We Have Ideas!

It’s another snow day, or another frigid weekend cooped up indoors, and you’re wondering what in the world you can do to help entertain the kids for another day of wintry weather.
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Finding Peace in Chaos

Finding Peace in Chaos

No matter how much we desire a peaceful holiday season, some of us just can’t seem to get past the chaos. Children in foster care are especially vulnerable to chaos at Christmas – family troubles, extra activities and expectations, even small worries like, “will Santa be able to find me?”
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Celebrating Advent with Children

Celebrating Advent with Children

Anticipation. To come. Arrival. If you want the short definition of advent, there you have it.
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