Tyler has now been placed into a safe residential environment and is now in foster care doing exceptionally well.

Tyler

15 years old

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In the News

Christmas in the Village - Thursday, October 16, 2014
Cornelius, NC

Charity Golf Tournament - Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Statesville, NC

Burgers for Barium - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Davidson, NC

THANK YOU! - Friday, September 26, 2014

11th Annual Laura Laws Memorial Golf Tournament - Thursday, September 25, 2014
Statesville, NC

Bethel Presbyterian Church's 20th Annual BBQ - Thursday, September 25, 2014
Cornelius, NC

Mecklenburg Bull Shooters - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Huntersville, NC

Parkway Presbyterian Church - Thursday, August 21, 2014
Winston-Salem, NC

Back to School Drive - Friday, August 1, 2014

Extreme Cleaning Machines - Friday, July 11, 2014
Statesville, NC

Groundbreaking Foster Care Show July 3rd - Thursday, July 3, 2014

Cumbie Field Playground Dedication - Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Statesville, NC

Putting Families First - Friday, June 27, 2014
Franklin, NC

Thank you, Sponsors! - Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Mooresville, NC

Women's Impact Fund Awards Grant to Barium Springs - Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Charlotte, NC

May is National Foster Care Month - Thursday, May 1, 2014
Statesville, NC

Homelessness to Hope Campaign - Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Western North Carolina

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Barium Springs & Grandfather Home to Merge - Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Statesville, NC & Banner Elk, NC

Substance Abuse Treatment Grant Gets Results - Friday, December 20, 2013
Bryson City, NC

Giving Back - Thursday, December 5, 2013
Wilkesboro, NC

Hunters Helping Kids - Thursday, December 5, 2013
Wilkesboro, NC

Giving Tuesday - Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Day of Giving - Thursday, November 14, 2013
Morganton, NC

Christmas! - Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Volunteers - Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Statesville, NC

Shoe Event! - Thursday, October 3, 2013
Davidson, NC

Transitioning to Independence - Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Statesville, NC

Barium Springs has been reaccredited! - Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Car Seats for Infants - Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Morganton, NC

Homelessness to Hope - Monday, September 23, 2013
Bryson City, NC

Thank You, High Rock Church! - Monday, September 16, 2013
Wilkesboro, NC

Brand Jewelry of Wilkesboro - Thursday, September 5, 2013
Wilkesboro, NC

Foster Parent Training - Monday, September 2, 2013
Statesville, NC

Donors Help - Friday, August 23, 2013
Statesville, NC

Overcash Benefit Auction Raises Funds - Saturday, July 27, 2013
Wilkesboro, NC

Love Luggage - Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Statesville, NC

Men at Work - Beautification Project - Thursday, June 27, 2013
Statesville, NC

Handmade Quilt Raffle - STATESVILLE - Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Statesville, NC

Jack the Dipper Ice Cream - Thursday, June 13, 2013
Sylva, NC

Sealy Mattress Sale for to benefit Barium Springs - Thursday, June 13, 2013
Matthews, NC

Sedgewick Homes Gives Back - Thursday, June 13, 2013
Statesville, NC

South River Baptist Church - Friday, June 7, 2013
Statesville, NC

Hope Forward & A Staff That Never Stops - Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Friends I Haven't Met - Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Wilkesboro, NC

Lowe’s Pitches In at Therapeutic Park - Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Statesville, NC

Banking Class for our Teens - Saturday, May 18, 2013
Statesville, NC

5th Annual Giving Them Hope Luncheon - Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Realtors Care Day - Friday, April 19, 2013
Statesville, NC

Homelessness to Hope - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Sylva, NC

Cannon Foundation Gives Fifty-Thousand Dollars - Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Statesville, NC

Burke Women’s Fund Keeps Children Safe - Monday, April 1, 2013
Morganton, NC

2012 Annual Report - Monday, April 1, 2013

Stand Up Against Child Abuse - Monday, April 1, 2013

Haircuts for our Kids! - Thursday, March 28, 2013
Troutman, NC

Thank you, Churches! - Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Statesville Supply Drive for Barium Springs - Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Statesville, NC

NC Pre-K, 2 HOUR DELAY 2/26 - Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Barium Springs, NC

Substance Abuse Forum for Parents & Youth Ages 10 & Up - Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Statesville/Lake Norman, NC

Misty Needed Help - Monday, February 11, 2013
Morganton, NC

Food Lion assists with groceries - Monday, February 11, 2013
Statesville, NC

High School Senior Helps Expand Our School Library - Thursday, January 31, 2013
Statesville, NC

Thank you, Shiloh Presbyterian Church! - Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Statesville, NC

Reclaiming Futures - Western NC - Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Western North Carolina

45 pounds of food for our Wilkesboro Group Homes - Thursday, January 3, 2013
Wilkesboro, NC

Christmas at Barium Springs - Friday, December 21, 2012

Cooking with the Kids! - Friday, December 14, 2012
Statesville, NC

Debbie's Heavenly Touch Catering - Saturday, December 1, 2012
Statesville, NC

There's so many things to be thankful for! - Monday, November 26, 2012

Residential Substance Abuse Program in Statesville - Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Statesville, NC

Toby is ready to be adopted! - Monday, November 19, 2012
Western North Carolina

We're Thankful for all our Donors! - Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Post-Adoption Conference for WNC families - Monday, November 5, 2012
Franklin, NC

Thank you, Volunteers! - Saturday, November 3, 2012
Statesville, NC

Thank you, Linda McLester! - Thursday, November 1, 2012

930 Handmade Quilts Donated - Friday, October 19, 2012

Golf Tournament in Statesville, NC - Friday, October 12, 2012
Statesville, NC

Thank you, Smoky Mountain News! - Sunday, October 7, 2012
Cullowhee, NC

WHO LIKES BBQ? Place an order! - Thursday, September 27, 2012
Cornelius, NC

2 Youth in Wilkes County Help our Kids - Monday, September 17, 2012
Wilkesboro, NC

NASCAR’s Kyle & Samantha Busch Feed the Children - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Statesville, NC

Our New Greensboro Office will host an Open House - Monday, August 20, 2012
Greensboro, NC

A Child Is Waiting... - Monday, August 13, 2012
Statesville, NC

Back to School Drive - Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Barium Springs, NC

Kayleigh’s Birthday Donation - Monday, July 30, 2012
Barium Springs, NC

We need foster parents!!!! - Friday, July 27, 2012
Statesville, NC

1st Annual Creative Arts Festival - Friday, July 20, 2012
Barium Springs, NC

Alexis’ Bake Sale for Barium - Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Huntersville, NC

Summer BBQ Proceeds Donated to Barium Springs - Monday, July 16, 2012
Kannapolis, NC

A Season of Growth: - Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Wilkesboro, NC

BB&T-Webb Insurance of Statesville - Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Statesville, NC

Our Catawba Valley Healthy Families Program - Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Morganton, NC

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation - Friday, June 15, 2012
Statesville, NC

Watauga County Community Foundation Awards $1,000 Grant - Friday, June 1, 2012
Watauga County

Who’s up for shopping?! Peach’s Corner Thrift - Thursday, May 31, 2012
Troutman, NC

Sneads Ferry Presbyterian Church - Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Statesville, NC

St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church - Sunday, May 20, 2012
Statesville, NC

Every Child Deserves a Safe Home - Friday, May 18, 2012
Greensboro, NC

Valdese Rotary Club - Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Valdese, NC

Help stamp out hunger! - Saturday, May 12, 2012
Wilkesboro, NC

4th Annual Giving Them Hope Luncheon - Mooresville - Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Mooresville, NC

That's a Wrap - Thursday, April 26, 2012
Barium Springs, NC

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail - Friday, April 6, 2012
Wilkesboro, NC

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Sunday, April 1, 2012

Give a Child a Chance - Friday, March 30, 2012
North Wilkesboro, NC

Volunteers help with Labyrinth - Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Statesville, NC

Cupcake Extravaganza - Thursday, March 15, 2012
Statesville, NC

New logo. Same commitment. - Thursday, March 1, 2012
Statesville, NC

A child needs you... - Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Davie and Iredell County

NC Pre K, 3-HOUR DELAY - Monday, February 20, 2012
Statesville, NC

Happy Valentine’s Day! - Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Statesville, NC

Local artists perform for our kids - Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Statesville, NC

Exciting News - Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Morganton, NC

A CHILD NEEDS YOU - Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Winston-Salem, NC

A Forever Family - Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Wilkesboro, NC

Christmas Angel Program - Sunday, December 25, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Tyler has a big heart! - Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Wilkesboro, NC

Lakeshore Elementary 2nd grade class - Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Statesville, NC

State Employees Credit Union of Statesville - Monday, December 19, 2011
Statesville, NC

A CHILD NEEDS YOU - Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Winston-Salem, NC

Triad Racing Technologies - Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Statesville, NC

Tarheel Classic Thunderbird Club of Charlotte - Monday, December 5, 2011
Statesville, NC

NASCAR & Speedway Children’s Charities - Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Statesville, NC

Thank You to The Noon Network of Statesville - Friday, November 18, 2011
Statesville, NC

The Sound of Music Heals - Thank You! - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Statesville, NC

Western NC Foster Care Opportunities - Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Sylva, NC

Foster Parent Training in Gastonia, NC - Monday, November 7, 2011
Gastonia, NC

Thank you to the Lake Norman High School - Saturday, October 22, 2011
Statesville, NC

JTG Daugherty Racing and Bobby Labonte - Thursday, October 20, 2011
Statesville, NC

Please join us - Saturday, October 15, 2011
Wilkesboro, NC

Girl Scout Troop 10035 - Thursday, October 6, 2011
Statesville, NC

Thank You Discount Tire Company - Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Statesville, NC

Strengthening Families Program - Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Big Group in Statesville - Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

17th Annual BBQ - Thursday, September 22, 2011
Cornelius, NC

Change a child's life forever... - Monday, September 19, 2011
Statesville & Gastonia, NC

Foster and Adoptive Parents Needed! - Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Winston-Salem, NC

Triplets collect supplies for their 9th birthday! - Monday, August 22, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Perfect 5th Salon - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Mooresville, NC

School Supply Donation - Monday, August 15, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Riverwalk Lake Day - Saturday, August 13, 2011
Lake Hickory, NC

Karing for Kids - Monday, August 8, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Alumni Homecoming - Friday, August 5, 2011
Statesville, NC

Lake Day - Saturday, July 23, 2011
Lake Norman, NC

Foster Care Open House in Winston - Thursday, July 21, 2011
Winston-Salem, NC

Barium Springs on SPEED Channel! - Thursday, June 23, 2011
Statesville, NC

Watauga Community Foundation Gives Grant - Friday, June 17, 2011
Boone, NC

TESTIFY CONCERT - Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Statesville, NC

JTG Daugherty Racing, Bobby Labonte, and Coleman Pressley - Thursday, June 9, 2011
Statesville, NC

Annual Luncheon is a Success! - Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Mooresville, NC

New Location for May Luncheon - Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Mooresville, NC

Boone Service League Grant Awarded - Saturday, May 14, 2011
Boone, NC

World Labyrinth Day - Saturday, May 7, 2011

Play it Forward! - Monday, May 2, 2011
Statesville, NC

Foster Care Information & Traning Opportunities - Monday, May 2, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Here Comes Peter Cottontail - Thursday, April 21, 2011
Wilkesboro, NC

Easter Egg Hunt - Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Statesville, NC

Big Group - Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Statesville, NC

Reaching Out to Help - Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

A Helping Hand - Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Statesville, NC

Thank you Volunteers! - Saturday, April 2, 2011
Statesville, NC

Pinwheels for Prevention - Friday, April 1, 2011

Big Group - Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Statesville, NC

Nelson Leaves a Legacy - Friday, March 18, 2011
Wilmington, NC

Me and my Teddy - Thursday, March 10, 2011
Woodland Heights Elementary, Mooresville, NC

Kids Helping Kids - Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Mooresville, NC

Warm and Cozy - Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Sylva, NC

Foster Parent Training - Monday, February 7, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Welcome AFI! - Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Welcome MYR! - Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Breakfast Drive for Barium Springs - Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Brawley Middle School

Staff Gang Awareness Training - Monday, January 24, 2011
Barium Springs, NC

Walmart donates to local children - Wednesday, January 19, 2011
West Jefferson, NC

Company gives good health - Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Size doesn't matter! - Monday, December 20, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Girl Scouts treat our children - Monday, December 20, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Christmas Party for Springs Academy - Friday, December 17, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Teaching-Family Association Certification Awards - Friday, December 3, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Sock Hop Service Project - Thursday, November 18, 2010
Troutman, NC

Spaghetti Lover's Dream - Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Kannapolis, NC

Birdies for Barium - Friday, November 5, 2010
Fox Den Country Club

Girl Scout Leaders take time to help - Saturday, October 2, 2010
Oak Springs Girl Scout Camp Statesville, NC

Hands and Feet Day on Main Campus - Saturday, October 2, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Kelsey donates gifts to local children - Monday, September 27, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Teaching-Family Association Certification Awards - Friday, September 17, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Penny Contest Turns Into Big Dollars - Thursday, September 16, 2010
Case Farms of Troutman, NC

Summer Program Performance - Friday, July 23, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Today's Audio Video gives to local children - Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Annual Summer Kick-off Cookout - Thursday, July 1, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Elements Hair Studio donates haircuts! - Monday, June 28, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Louisiana Pacific aides Rainbow Center - Friday, June 18, 2010
Wilkesboro, NC

Love Luggage - Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Joe Miller Golf Classic - Saturday, June 5, 2010
Boone, NC

Giving Them Hope Annual Luncheon - Thursday, June 3, 2010
Davidson, NC

Lowes' Heroes Help Renovate Cottages - Monday, May 31, 2010
Wilkesboro, NC

Barium Springs Is Growing Again! - Monday, May 3, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Wear a Blue Ribbon During April - Friday, April 30, 2010

Easter Angels Drop 900+ Eggs - Wednesday, March 31, 2010
SOF, Statesville

Strengthening Families a Priority - Tuesday, March 23, 2010
SOF, Statesville

Pre-Schoolers Receive Gloves - Friday, February 12, 2010
Barium Springs Home for Children campus

Circle Three Provides Meal - Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Barium Springs Home for Children campus

Thanks to Our Wonderful Donors: - Thursday, January 21, 2010
Barium Springs, NC

Huntersville Barnes & Noble Donates Books - Friday, January 1, 2010
Huntersville, NC

Christmas Benefit Concert - Tuesday, December 15, 2009
First Presbyterian Church

T-Birds Become Angels - Thursday, December 10, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

"Real Princess" Brings Toys - Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Davidson, NC

Barium Springs Celebrates Thanksgiving - Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Davidson Students Paint School - Friday, November 20, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Students celebrate Halloween with preschoolers - Thursday, October 29, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Saint Therese Catholic Church Serves Families - Friday, October 9, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Winter Warmth Project - Saturday, September 26, 2009
Salisbury, NC

Kids Enjoy Pizza and Baseball - Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Kannapolis, NC

Alumni Return to Campus - Saturday, August 8, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Stylists Volunteer Hair Cuts - Friday, July 24, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Lake Day at Riverwalk - Friday, July 24, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Vacation Bible School at Bethel Presbyterian - Thursday, July 2, 2009
Cornelius

Staff and friends speak out in Raleigh - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Raleigh, NC

NC Child and Family Lobby Day - Monday, June 22, 2009
Raleigh, NC

Our Youth Graduate! - Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Statesville, NC

Devastating State Budget Cuts - Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Raleigh, NC

Huntersville Girl Scout Troop Gives Big - Monday, June 15, 2009
Huntersville, NC

Williamson's Chapel UMC Sponsors Night of Fun - Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Lake Norman High School Students Visit - Friday, May 22, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Pizza and Easter Eggs! - Thursday, April 9, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Statesville Christian School Raises Money for Books - Friday, April 3, 2009
Statesville, NC

Mental Health Symposium - Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

High Performance Standards & High Quality Services - Monday, March 2, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Barium Springs Annual Report - Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Giving Them Hope Tours - Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Over 900 Christmas messages to our children, thank you! - Monday, January 5, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Christmas 08 Scrapbook - Monday, January 5, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

BI-LO Donates to Barium Springs - Friday, January 2, 2009
Barium Springs, NC

Mitchell Community College Donates Books - Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Statesville, NC

National Teaching Family Association Certification Awards - Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Local Agencies Need Parent Participants - Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

For birthday, local teens give instead of receive. - Monday, December 1, 2008
Mooresville, NC

Thanksgiving Luncheon - Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Church of the Springs Raises Funds for More at Four Children - Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

400 School Children Traveled to Campus - Friday, November 7, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Mooresville Students Help Sick Children - Tuesday, October 14, 2008
Mooresville, NC

Making Children a Priority - Thursday, September 25, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

National Certification Awards - Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Kids 4 Kids Triathlon POSTPONED - Saturday, September 6, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Thanks, Wal-Mart! - Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Mooresville, NC

School Supplies Collected - Friday, August 22, 2008
Troutman, NC

Gang & Drug Awareness Workshop - Monday, August 11, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Motor Racing Outreach Delivers PJs - Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Barium Springs and AHEC Sponsor Autism Seminar - Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

State Honors Daniel Williams - Monday, June 23, 2008
Barium Springs, NC

Kinder-Camp Now Enrolling! - Monday, June 16, 2008
Statesville, NC

Bassmasters Host Fishing Day - Saturday, May 31, 2008
Concord, NC

Congrats on 5-Star Accreditation! - Thursday, May 8, 2008
Iredell County