MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Helping Children Find Forever Homes

One of the primary goals for the children at MBCH is for them to achieve permanency in their lives. Safe, supportive, loving, forever families are what children/youth need. Permanency is achieved through one of the following ways.

  • Reunification with biological parents who have been able to resolve their situations and now are a safe home for their children
  • Relatives such as grandparents, adult siblings, aunts/uncles, etc. who become legal guardians
  • Adoptive parents if the child becomes available for adoption

We celebrate every permanency achieved because we know the lasting difference it will make in the life of the child. In 2017 we have been able to facilitate 361 permanencies!

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