Clear Creek Community Church

Orphan Care: Resources

ARTICLES 

Empowering Our Children in Matters of Racial Identity  

First Comes Love, Then Comes Adoption

Foster/Adopt Reading List

Foster Care: Loving a Child That Might Leave

Giving a Voice to Your Child: Conversations to Prepare for Foster Care or Adoption

Love & Loss in Foster Care

Preparing for a Transracial Adoption

Seven Suggestions for a Successful Transracial Adoption

Things to Consider Before Telling Your Child's Story

What I Wish I Would Have Known Before I Started


COUNSELING

Anchor Point 

CCCC Counselors 

Innovative Alternatives 


HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Texas Health Steps (THS): a resource to find doctors and dentists who accept Medicaid.

Call 1-877-THSTEPS (847-8377) or visit THS online at http://www.dshs.texas.gov/thsteps


LOCAL RESOURCES

Alongside the Fatherless - foster closet 

Anchor Point - parenting classes, therapeutic family camps, adoption resources

Clothed By Faith - will provide 1 weeks supply of gently used clothes with new socks and underwear 

SHOES Ministry - provides carseats, cribs, and beds for foster families 


PODCASTS

21 Ways to Care for the Fatherless

The Adopting & Fostering Home

The Empowered Parent

Foster Movement


SUPPORTING FOSTER FAMILIES 

11 Ways to Support Foster Families 

Be A Friend

Foster Care Prayer Guide

How to Provide Support to Those Called to Adopt

Meals & Recipes 

Meal Train 

What to Say vs. What Not to Say


VIDEOS

Empowered to Connect

TBRI: Trust-Based Relational Intervention


WEBSITES & BLOGS

Christian Alliance for Orphans

Dr. John DeGarmo

Jason Johnson

Tapestry