Jan 182015
Opinion: being a foster parent is not as hard as you may think

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 7, 2015 By Cherie Schroeder Yolo County Foster Kinship Care Program Local families are needed for local foster children, newborns through transitional age youth. Winter can be harsh on children and families. During the month of November and into early December there was a definite up-swing in the number of children Yolo […]

Jun 232013
Learn more about foster parenting: workshop on Tuesday in West Sacramento

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — June 19, 2013 — West Sacramentans are invited to learn more about becoming a foster parent. “Most people have a false impression of foster children,” reported Cherie Schroeder of the Foster & Kinship Care Education Program at Woodland Community College. “They are kids who at no fault of their own are […]

Apr 012012

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — Interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent? Attend a free introductory workshop from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 3, at Woodland Community College, Room 727.  For information, call (530) 574-1964 or visit www.yolofostercare.com. Spanish-speakers may call Marcia, 956-9299.

Mar 212012

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 — From the City of West Sacramento The City of West Sacramento is opening a new preschool and childcare center this month. It’s called “Learning Ladder,” and it’s inside the West Sacramento Community Center. Learning Ladder will focus on childcare and preschool education, with competitive prices and scholarships offered. Learning […]

Feb 292012
Foster care, & a bowl of soup

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 22, 2012 — GUEST COMMENTARY From the Woodland Community College Foster & Kinship Care Education Program It was a recipe for success.  Begin with a great cause, mix in dozens of volunteers, over 60 delicious homemade soups and a silent auction. Next, open the doors to the public for about four hours […]