Job Opening at AOK!

Family Support Navigator: AOK Resource & Support Hub All Our Kids, Inc. is seeking a seasoned foster/adoptive parent who is passionate about supporting other foster/adoptive families in navigating the child welfare system. AOK is a Western MA-based, grassroots, nonprofit organization committed to empowering foster and adoptive families to thrive by enriching community connectedness, providing education…

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Ep. 28: The AOK Community Closet is here!

There’s a new AOK resource for foster families of Massachusetts. Learn about how you can play a role in the AOK Community Closet–either as a customer or volunteer … or both! Remember you can listed to our podcast right here on our website, or subscribe (and rate us!) on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get…

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Ep. 27: We’re BACK! (But did we ever really go anywhere?)

It’s been over two years since Marianna and Kyle have recorded in the same room, sitting at the same table, at the same time. And this episode is a true return-to-normal. Plenty of AOK organizational updates, for sure; mostly, though, this is just the taste of normal that we’ve all needed since March 2020. How…

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AOK Executive Director interviewed on CAI Radio Show “The Point”

Listen to the audio here From CAI (Local NPR for the Cape, Coast & Islands)… “The pandemic has served to highlight the shortcomings of the state’s child welfare system. Child advocates have long called for more oversight, transparency and accountability for the state agencies responsible for the safety of children. We talk with June Ameen,…

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Five Years of AOK!

In February of 2022, AOK celebrates its fifth anniversary! We are so excited with our growth and all we’ve been able to do for our community during these last five years. Check out this infographic:

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Ep 26: Learn About the Pathways to Permanency Program

Parents with their child in a sunny field

Pathways to Permanency (P2P) is an incredible program available in Massachusetts to foster families who need assistance and support (um… that’s all of us!). Hear Marianna’s conversation with program director, Morganne, and learn about this great resource. You can also click here to download a P2P brochure. View and Download P2P’s brochure

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Sundae Funday 5K and Family Fun Fest

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month, and it looks like the pandemic might cooperate and allow us to be together. Join All Our Kids for an amazing event! Register Here May is National Foster Care Awareness Month, and it looks like the pandemic might cooperate and allow us to be together. The Sundae Funday…

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5 Things to Expect as a Foster Parent

Being a foster parent can be a rewarding and exciting experience. It can also be unnerving, challenging, and emotionally taxing. In other words, it’s rather like parenting…. but so much more! As foster parents, we want to treat our foster children with the same level of care and love that we treat our biological or…

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Covid-19 Community Fund supported 32 local families

Our current global pandemic has stressful and frightening for all of us. In addition to the health concerns many of us have had, millions of people have either lost their jobs or lost income as a result of Covid-19. As we start to see our way out of this dark time, we can look back…

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