A Day in the Life of a Resource Family Social Worker - Part 2
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 // by: Kyler Alvord

I sat down with Cassandra Collins, a key member of Lilliput’s resource family program, at the agency’s home base in Citrus Heights. Cassandra works with resource families after they’ve completed the Resource Family Approval process, matching prospective parents with children who need homes. She’s oversees the final step in the adoption process, quite literally bringing families together for a living.

A Day in the Life of a Kinship Social Worker - Part 1
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 // by: Kyler Alvord

Everyone knows a social worker. Maybe a friend or relative who works in a hospital, school, correctional facility or county office. Some social workers become family counselors, some throw their energy behind particular causes, and some team up with elected officials to advise policy decisions. The indisputable fact is that few social workers share the same responsibilities, and knowing a social worker is not synonymous with understanding the path they’ve chosen.

20 family friendly activities for Halloween
Thursday, October 18, 2018 // by: Jack Lyons

With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve come up with a list of 20 Halloween activities that the whole family will love. Grab a sweater, a warm cup of apple cider and enjoy! 

Family Spotlight: The Romeros
Thursday, September 20, 2018 // by: Kyler Alvord

“I often describe parenting a 14-year-old kid as jumping on a rocket at full speed,” David Romero warned at one of Lilliput Families’ recent Resource Family Approval orientations. But, he added, he would do it all again in a heartbeat — and he hopes that other prospective adoptive parents take the same leap.

The Aderholt Amendment: A Dangerous Step Backward
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 // by: Kyler Alvord

 

UPDATE: The Aderholt Amendment was removed from the House Appropriations Bill for the Final Vote in September! For more information on the outcome of the Aderholt Amendment please visit Family Equality