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An unanticipated blessing

Legacy Behavioral ServicesI held in my hand the newspaper clipping. It was old and yellow around the edges and the ink was fading. Natty, it read, was the recipient of a going away party. She was given a handkerchief, some books, and other essentials for her journey to the orphanage in Illinois. It seemed so foreign to me; having a party to celebrate leaving your home to go live in an orphanage, and even more so to publish the announcement in a newspaper.  It was a long time ago and when your father died and you were one of many children you might be sent to an orphanage where you could receive an education, a roof over your head, and a large new family.
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Don’t wait!

Legacy Behavioral ServicesMegan and Judd Rogers recently completed certification to be foster parents. As they wait for placement of a new child in their home they decided to keep busy by collecting donations and buying backpacks and school supplies for Legacy kids for the coming school year. “We were waiting by the phone to get that special call”. Megan says. “We were going crazy waiting”.
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Letter From Our CEO 

Martin & Brooke Hansen

Dear Potential Foster Parent,

Let me start by expressing my thanks for your interest in becoming a Foster Parent.  My wife and I are parents to three children, two of which are now grown adults.  We continue to experience great joy in our children, but we also know how challenging parenting can be.  At this point in our lives, we are seeing much of the fruits of our labor. We have found that our children can provide us with our greatest challenges and successes.

Parenting is an incredible act of love and sacrifice.  Foster Parenting takes parenting to a whole new level.  I can think of few other endeavors in life that will be more beneficial than to help another human being gain a proper foundation, develop a support structure, and find emotional security.  If done right, you will have a positive effect on a child for the rest of their life.  In fact, your efforts may affect generations.
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If you have more questions or want to become a foster parent, please contact us today.

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