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Monday
Dec042017

Trauma May Have Fallout Over Generations

The daughters of women exposed to childhood trauma are at increased risk for serious psychiatric disorders, a new study concludes.

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Monday
Aug142017

Four Castaways Make a Family

“I had come to believe that the most important therapy is permanence,” writes author Rene Denfeld in latest of The New York Times’ Modern Love series. Denfeld shares her beautiful story of adopting three children from foster care and how the act of loving so-called “difficult children” helped her overcome her own painful childhood.

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Friday
May262017

Thanks for the Grant!

Many thanks to The Westport Women’s Club for the generous first time $2,000 grant to support volunteer advocacy for abused or neglected children in SW Connecticut.  CAC is pleased to welcome The Westport Women’s League as a supporter of CAC’s important work. 

http://www.westportnow.com/index.php?/v3/comments/westport_womans_club_awards_annual_grants/

 

Photo courtesy of Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

Friday
May262017

Thanks for the Grant!

Many thanks to New Canaan Community Foundation for the generous $10,000 grant to support CAC’s new CASA program and volunteer advocacy for abused or neglected children in SW Connecticut.  NCCF has graciously supported CAC’s program for over four years.

Tuesday
Apr252017

College After Foster Care? The Odds Are Not in Our Favor

OAKLAND, Calif. — Being an extrovert is a double-edged sword. I can speak confidently in my college classes and in front of large groups. But everyone seems to think I’ve got it all under control, and I rarely feel that way. There’s a ticking clock always in the back of my mind. I need to graduate and become financially independent before the support I get from the foster care system disappears.

 

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