For every family we build, there is a story to tell. Here is the showcase of some of our favorites.


Dream Job

People who say “It’s not nice to brag” must not have the kind of outcomes that Necco Center’s Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) has. This team... See more.

Full Circle

In 1996, a seven-year-old little boy named Chris Early was placed in the foster home of Gina and Hatler Robinson. Across the river and a mere 10... See more.

Still Climbing

I first met Stanley Williams, the high school senior, prom king, football player, and soon-to-be college freshman in a BBQ joint in Cincinnati’s... See more.

So Much Love To Give

Shannon Davis, a PRN Registered Nurse and Gina Davis, a Health Teacher, wanted to foster children more than anything in the world. They signed up... See more.

Necco Graduates: I Am Not a Statistic

Even though we are starting this story off with some cold, hard statistics, we promise it has a happy ending! According to "National Factsheet on... See more.

Fostering: An Amazing Ride

Susie O'Brien, a foster parent with Necco of Augusta, GA, shared her fostering experience with us. Hold on tight as she takes you on an amazing... See more.

Real Talk with IL Youth: Hurt Makes You Whole

Hurt Makes You Whole The heartache of unfulfillment. The pressure of pushing yourself to an expectation you cannot meet. The battle with... See more.

Real Talk with IL Youth: Pressure is the Pathway to Purpose

Pressure is the Pathway to Purpose What is Purpose? I'll help you answer that! The one thing without a shadow of a doubt, undoubtedly, without... See more.

Real Talk with IL Youth: I Lived

I Lived The greatest gift we have that is so commonly ignored, in the midst of life, is the ability to LIVE IT! In all our problems, in all our... See more.

Real Talk with IL Youth: Triumph In Trying

Cordarious Kitchens, an Independent Living Youth from Atlanta, Georgia, shares some words of wisdom for other foster and independent living youth... See more.

Test Your Foster Care Knowledge

How much do you know about foster care? Test your knowledge here!Quiz Loading... See more.

Big Data and Permanency: What’s the Big Idea?

Merriam-Webster defines big data as “an accumulation of data that is too large and complex for processing by traditional database management tools”... See more.

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