May 21, 2019

May is Foster Care Awareness Month

One-third of the children in foster care in Oklahoma are reported to be Native American. Some of the children are Potawatomi and placed in non-Native American homes. FireLodge Children & Family Services strives to place children in culturally appropriate situations.
July 30, 2019

Foster and adoptive homes needed for Potawatomi children nationwide

FireLodge Children & Family Services is committed to protecting children and ensuring they are connected to their family and heritage.
October 17, 2019

What to know about fostering and adopting Potawatomi children

Although each and every situation is unique in child welfare, there is some basic information you can use to guide you through the process of deciding to open your home to children in need.
August 26, 2020

Foster parents assume strong role in reuniting families

FireLodge Children & Family Services works diligently to ensure Potawatomi families stay connected. Our work includes encouraging and supporting relationships between foster parents and birth families.
November 13, 2020

Tribal members encouraged to serve as Potawatomi foster and adoptive parents

While oftentimes the goal is to work with parents and guardians to reunite with their children, there are cases where finding a permanent, loving family becomes necessary.
December 21, 2020

FireLodge helps families during the coronavirus pandemic

FireLodge Children & Family Services advocates for and protects children and vulnerable adults who are at risk of being abused or neglected. Social services and child welfare programs do not stop services, even amidst a global pandemic.