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Now Accepting Applications for the Theresa Rossi Petrella College Fund

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

We are now accepting applications for the Theresa Rossi Petrella College Fund. Please click the link for the application: TRP Scholarship Application 2019 DEADLINE: July 19, 2019 In creating this fund, Diane says she is honoring her mother while fulfilling her desires to help foster children and to pay forward the help she got in… Continue Reading Now Accepting Applications for the Theresa Rossi Petrella College Fund

Storefront Hours

Monday, April 22, 2019

The Storefront is located at 50 Ann Mary Street, Pawtucket RI 02860. Check back here in the coming days for dates and hours of operation. The Storefront is an amazing space where those impacted by foster care in Rhode Island may gather for activities and shop for donated clothes, toys and other household needs.  … Continue Reading Storefront Hours

Take Flight Grant Recipient

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Together with @tickettodream, we’re making sure transitional-aged foster youth have the skills & support they need to be successful into adulthood. We are thrilled to be among the recipients of their Take Flight grant which will support our Your Way Home Rapid Re-Housing Program! #tickettodream #takeflight

“Under the Sea”: Foster Forward’s Annual Gala Event

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Save the Date for “Under the Sea” – Foster Forward’s Annual Gala Event on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet The evening will feature cocktails, dinner and live entertainment as well as live and silent auctions to support Foster Forward’s programs. More details to follow! *Become a Gala Sponsor! Contact or… Continue Reading “Under the Sea”: Foster Forward’s Annual Gala Event


Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Works Wonders® Named WINNER of Ash Center Innovations in American Government Award This past summer, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, announced the finalists for the 2018 Innovations in American Government Award. Seven programs competed for a $50,000 grand prize. Today, Rhode Island Governor… Continue Reading Works Wonders® – NATIONAL AWARD WINNER!

National Blueprint For Excellence

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We at Foster Forward were honored to accept the National Blueprint for Excellence Award from the Child Welfare League of America for our Works Wonders program. The award is presented to an individual, community partner and agency innovator with a demonstrated commitment to the principles of the CWLA National Blueprint for Excellence in Child Welfare.… Continue Reading National Blueprint For Excellence