When Kaitlyn was 8, her dad drained her mom’s bank account and took everything she had—her mom told him to pack his bags and get out of the house. Kaitlyn got off the bus one day after school with her brother and saw her dad had moved out and all that was left was a note. Kaitlyn was a daddy's girl so when he left, she was devastated. She didn't understand why he left because she was so young. She just knew she got home from school one day and her dad was gone.

Kaitlyn

16 years old

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Meet Jayden. When he arrived on our campus, he was a very angry and aggressive child.

Now, Jayden is very close to being adopted. Without Barium Springs Home for Children, who knows how many more foster homes Jayden would have been placed in. Barium Springs is working with Jayden and his adoptive parents to make sure this will be his "forever" home.
Jayden: age 10

Jayden came to Barium Springs when he was 8 years old.  Prior to arriving at Barium Springs, he had been in and out of about 7 or 8 foster homes.  When Jayden arrived on our campus, he was a very angry and aggressive child.  He has worked through our programs and is doing wonderful.  Jayden is 10 years old now and is very close to being adopted.  Without Barium Springs Home for Children, who knows how many more foster homes Jayden would have been placed in.  Barium Springs is working with Jayden and his adoptive parents to make sure this will be Jayden's "forever" home.

*Names and photos have been changed to protect the identity of our children but their stories are very real.

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