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August 15, 2023

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Announcement on behalf of The Baby Fold’s Board of Directors and Board Chair, Rob Parent

May 4, 2023

The Board of Directors has selected Clete Winkelmann, to follow Dianne Schultz as the agency’s next CEO.  Clete is currently the Executive Director of Nexus-PATH Family Healing. As Executive Director, Clete leads strategy, programming, and daily operations of Nexus-PATH, overseeing the range of foster care and community-based mental health programs for youth and families across…

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Registration is now OPEN for the 2023 UMA Annual Meeting

January 25, 2023

Join us for the 2023 UMA Annual Meeting, April 25-27, in Boulder, CO.Gather with your peers for three days of networking, thought-provokingkeynote speakers and quality education on best practices,innovations and critical issues impacting your field. Register your leadership team and trustees byMarch 10 to receive the early bird rate. Click here to view the full brochure and details.

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Mary’s Message

September 12, 2022

As UMA leaders head into fall with a renewed focus on creating healthy workforce cultures, can we learn something from the high school marching band? At 7:00 AM sharp, on a stroll through the neighborhood, I heard the sounds. Nearly two miles away, through the trees and over the hill, I heard the hallow rumble…

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Illinois Governor proclaims, July 2021, as The Baby Fold’s History of Care on Rt. 66 Month

July 27, 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Governor of the State of Illinois, JB Pritzker, has designated July 2021 as “The Baby Fold’s History of Care on Rt. 66″ Month, for its long history of serving children and families throughout central Illinois along the pathway of historic Route 66 in Normal, IL. The Governor’s proclamation…

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The Caminos Nacional Story: Partnering to Serve Unaccompanied Children

June 29, 2021

An Interview with Kelly Berger, LCSW-C, Vice President of Special Operations, Board of Child Care The subject of unaccompanied minors has been in the news a great deal over the past few years, but Board of Child Care has been serving this youth for some time. Tell us about your work and how you came…

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