How can you help?

Make the commitment today to become a part of the Queen Esther Program

Next steps

• Sign Commitment agreement

• Assign a Liaison to represent QEP in your church

What supports can you expect as an QEP Church

• Personal assistance from a coordinator

• Consultation, prayer and support to foster and              Adoptive homes

• Quarterly Liaison support groups

• Facilitate QEP Parent support groups

Key ways to QEP success

• Complete support from the Senior Pastor

• Congregation must embrace the program as one keyway to outreach to children and families in need and provide the necessary support for the success of the program.

• Congregation must be willing to connect and collaborate with other churches to advance the efforts of the program.

• Embrace adoption and foster care as a ministry of your church

• Positive working relationships with faith-based institutions and the Department of Children and Families

• Community Education and awareness

Four ways to get involved

  1. Become a Queen Esther licensed Foster Care              Family

  2. Become a Queen Esther respite provider

  3. Become a Queen Esther Family support advocate

  4. Become a Queen Esther Prayer partner

Children of Color Statistics

Did you know?

As of October 5, 2021, 888 or 78% of the children in care in CT 4 major cities are children of color.

Licensed Caregivers Statistics

Mission and Vision

We are the community foundation for the Capitol Region of Connecticut—your community foundation—committed to bringing together resources, both human and financial, to improve the lives of all residents. Our work is only possible through the dedication of our partners: donors, nonprofit agencies, professional advisors and community and business leaders.