Meet NAC Foster Families

NAC foster parents are special people. They go above and beyond to assure that children with serious medical and/or behavioral problems have nurturing, safe and loving homes.

Meet just a few of NAC foster parents and read how they have changed lives.

Meghan is a special education teacher. She contacted NAC one day wanting to make a difference in the life of a child with special needs. As a teacher in New York City's public school system, she saw daily the affects of children languishing in foster care.

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Margaret has been a foster parent for over 20 years. While she has never adopted, Margaret has provided a supportive and nurturing home for many children who have been able to safely go back and live with their birth parents.

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Angela and Rashid never thought they would become foster parents, let alone adopt a child with a disability. Angela is a pediatric nurse who was working in the hospital where Saliman, a child diagnosed with Bartsocas-Papas Syndrome, lived for almost a year.

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Yvonne is the single adoptive parent of two children with special medical needs. When asked if she had room in her home for a child with autism, she did not hesitate to say yes.

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