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It took 10 years to finalize the adoption of this 5 year-old

At the age of 30, Chris and Stephanie Johnson had their first child. Three years later they wanted to grow their family, but they soon discovered adoption was the only way it could happen. They didn’t have the $30,000 to $60,000 it would take for a private adoption, so they put it in God’s hands, […]

Sometimes fostering goes beyond helping just the kids

Jeannie Dye has fostered 45 children over the course of nearly 11 years with Arrow, including several sibling groups, but her current situation is turning into something she’s never experienced before. Just like all the other kids Jeannie has fostered, the one, two and three-year-old siblings in her home are being loved on as if […]

A heroic journey is honored with an unprecedented award

  Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Commissioner Hank Whitman presented Jon Mark McMullen, VP of Arrow Health Solutions, and a three-man DPS flight crew with the prestigious Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for their heroic efforts to deliver life-saving formula to a foster family trapped by hurricane Harvey flooding. This is the first time this award has […]

It’s one thing to foster a troubled 16 year-old, but it’s quite another to adopt him

Anita Eggerson never dreamed she would be able to own a four-bedroom home with 2,600 square feet, on a half-acre of land. But she knew in her heart, her new home was a blessing directly from the Lord. “There is no way a single woman should be able to do what I did,” explained Anita. […]

The Miracle of Braylen’s Adoption Journey

  The medical staff at the hospital said the newborn wouldn’t live for more than a couple of weeks. But they hadn’t met the tenacious Tiffany Ross yet. Tony and Tiffany Ross had married very young, but they stuck together through the struggles, and reached the point where they were content and happy with their […]

From childless to a full house through two adoptions and one miracle

None of the treatments were working. According to the doctors, there was no medical reason why they couldn’t get pregnant. But Valarie and Evan Maier were trusting in God’s plan and His timing. “We never prayed for a baby,” said Valarie. “We prayed and prayed for a family.” The Maiers began looking into adoption but […]

Adopted at 8…today she’s a young woman with a heart to serve others

At six years old, Raven was often left alone to take care of her baby brother Benji and her four year-old brother Gavin, while their drug and alcohol addicted mother would party with her friends. There were even times when their mother would drag the three children with her while she got wasted. Neighbors took […]

Arrow foster dad makes plea on Facebook for more families

  Stephen and Jandy Brentlinger, Arrow foster parents with our Beaumont, Texas office, are very committed to their faith. They are just as committed to the foster children who come into their home. So when Stephen saw our recent Facebook post showing the great need for more foster families, he was compelled to write his […]

Freedom Place blessed by volunteers from Convergint Technologies

Over 100 volunteers from Convergint Technologies, along with several family members and vendor partners, recently provided a full day of service at Freedom Place, our recovery program for victims of child sex trafficking. The annual event held on the day of the company’s founding, called Convergint Day, is Convergint Technologies’ way of giving back to […]

Lack of foster homes for teens contributing to their bleak future

With few homes available for foster children over 12 years old, especially older foster teens, the future holds little promise of the type of future most 18 year-olds look forward to according to the results of the 2011 Midwest Study from Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago. The seven-year study indicates that when youth […]