The Transylvania Times -

Fostering Families Raise Hope And Foster Dreams


May 29, 2017

Courtesy photo

Children seek security and the feeling of being wanted. (Photo used by permission of Warren Brunner, photographer.)

Almost 50 children from Transylvania County have been removed from their homes to protect them from abuse and neglect. Unfortunately, there are not enough foster care homes within the county to care for these children. Some children will be cared for by extended family or Kinship Care. Without extended family options, some will be placed out of county, some as far away as Charlotte and Greensboro.

Jason and Kellie Trent say they heard "the real life stories and needs right here in our own county" while attending an informational session on Foster Care led by Black Mountain Home for Chi...

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