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  • Event Planning Committee
    Casting call to find star partners to join and support our mission and grow awareness of our foster care in Louisiana Informational Volunteer Meeting July 27 at 11am at James Storehouse Louisiana, 1 N Marigold, Covington, LA The foster care system invests less than half of what an average family […]
  • Respite Event
    Come join First Baptist Church Covington for their respite event this Saturday, July 27 from 10am-2pm. Let your loved ones be served. Sign up online by JULY 22 to reserve your child’s spot for a morning of crafts, games, playground fun and story-time while you enjoy the break! Sign up […]
  • TBRI Fridays
    TBRI® Introduction and Overview Parenting is challenging, particularly when you are parenting a child from a hard place.  Children from hard places include children who experienced distress in the womb or during delivery, were hospitalized early in life, were abused or neglected, or experience trauma, whether natural or man-made. TBRI® Introduction […]
  • Big Game Raffle
    It’s that time of year…….our Northlake-Mandeville Rotary Club is again offering tickets for the “BIG GAME RAFFLE! You can help them raise money for James Storehouse Louisiana when you get your $20 raffle tickets. This year there are over 50 terrific prize packages which include Saints games—LSU Games—Pelicans Games—A ride on the […]
  • Foster Parent Informational Meeting
    “Currently there are about 4,500 children in foster care in Louisiana. Of those, 950 children are teens or preteens in need of care. But there are only 68 nonrelative foster homes, out of about 1,600 foster homes, that are willing to accept older children ages 12 and up.” You could […]
  • Foster Parent Support Group
    Come join Crossroads NOLA the 2nd Thursday of every month, 6:30pm at James Storehouse Community Center for a foster parent support group. The work you are doing as you care for kids is incredibly important, so its important to have a support system in place.
  • TBRI Fridays
    TBRI Introduction & Overview: Will focus on understanding the meaning of child behaviors, the brain chemistry of a child from a hard place, and how to help these children and families heal and connect. This multi-disciplinary training is designed to give caregivers, volunteers, and professionals who serve children and families […]
  • Respite Day
    Come and join First Baptist Church Covington, LA for a Respite Day on May 25 from 10-2. Registration is open. Respite Day will be open to ages 4 and up. For any questions or concerns contact Savannah Ortego at soretgo@fbccov.org or Chris Kroll at ckroll@fbccov.org. Please register at https://fbccov.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/120/responses/new
  • Miles Per Child
    Join us for our annual Mile Per Child Walkathon fundraiser. This event gives our community and our volunteers the opportunity to come together for a fun-filled day packed with music, food, and award winning crawfish. Come support children in local foster care by “walking a mile in their shoes!”  On the […]
  • Complex Trauma Conference
    Complex Trauma Training is used to develop and promote comprehensive, clinically-effective and empirically- based resources and responses to trauma and dissassociation and to address its relevance to other theoretical constructs. There will be Travel Stipends for learning and education for anyone with behavioral issues and family members, foster parents and […]