A Word from Walden

The latest news, resources and stories about foster care, adoption and family preservation.

Part Time – Accounts Receivable Clerk

Part Time – Accounts Receivable Clerk Description of Position:   The Accounts Receivable Clerk will assist the Accounts Receivable Accountant with the data entry of client charges into the Accounting software.  This position will provide backup support for maintaining the Child Status Reports for all districts and preparing month end reports on the status of the […]

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Suicide Prevention Among Foster and Transitional Foster Youth

Without question, suicide leaves a community mourning, grief-stricken, and devastated. Nothing can account for the loss of life and potential suicide leaves the family, friends, and greater community to deal with in the aftermath. As we work to raise awareness for suicide prevention this month, we’d like to highlight the increase danger foster youth face. […]

Supporting Foster Youth in Education

As we embark upon a new school year with children and youth eagerly donning new backpacks of their favorite characters and colors, we must take time to consider foster youth and their educational journeys. Studies show that foster youth are at a severe disadvantage when it comes to reaching educational goals and success equal to […]