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Keep up with the latest news about Firefly Children and Family Alliance, from recent announcements to new programs and services

Kris’ Corner – Morning Rituals

So as you may (or may not) recall, a couple weeks ago, I posted about encouragement rituals. And after that, I got to thinking about all the different rituals that we use in our home each day. And how it’s highly likely that many of you do the same kinds of things...

Kris’ Corner – Encouragement Rituals

I know you know this, but I am going to say it again: of course kids need encouragement, but as you probably know, kids with trauma might need a little bit more. And the holidays probably brought that to the forefront, don’t they? That said, I just want to take a...

Firefly Receives $900,000 Grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

(January 17, 2023) Lilly Endowment Inc. has made a $900,000 grant to Firefly Children and Family Alliance to support capacity-building efforts during the next three years. The grant is one of 28 grants totaling $41 million that are designed to help human services...

Kris’ Corner – Encouragement to End the Year

Now some of you reading this might not be fostering yet, so this may not apply thus far, but my hope is that there is still something for you to glean through my encouragement of those who’ve previously tossed their hats in the ring. So my family has been on this road...

Kris’ Corner – Stuck in Perseverance

Believe me when I tell you that you are definitely not alone if you have never heard the phrase “stuck in his perseverance”. This was a new one to me…I just heard of it for the first time within the past few months…even though I’ve been in the foster care/adoption...

Kris’ Corner – Why Does a Good Time Go Bad?

So… If you have spent any time at all with a kiddo from hard places, and witnessed the child at some sort of event, or party or place (think: amusement park, or trampoline park or carnival… Something with lots of excitement and stimulation)…and things are going great....

Firefly Announces Multiyear Partnership with The BAM Companies

Media Contact: Chris Talley Firefly Children & Family Alliance Mobile: 317-995-1368 Email: ctalley@fireflyin.org November 1, 2022 Firefly Children & Family Alliance is proud to announce a new multiyear partnership with The BAM Companies. Formerly Barratt Asset...

Kris’ Corner – Foster Closets

We all need support in this journey of foster care…and to help us along with some of the tangible needs, there are these amazing places called “foster closets”. Now you may not be into the process enough to know that these exist, but they can be a real life-saver for...