Foster Parent Orientation Meetings by Regions


Monthly Meetings:

Monroe Region

2nd Tuesday of Each Month at 12:00 pm
Louisiana Baptist Children's Home | 7200 DeSiard Street, Monroe

Zoom Orientations Available Upon Request

For questions, contact:
Melody Karamanis, LCSW -


Shreveport Region

2nd Tuesday of Each Month at 6:00 pm
Broadmoor Baptist Church | 4110 Youree Drive, Shreveport

For questions, contact:
Christy Goodwin, LCSW -


Alexandria Region

3rd Thursday of each month at 12:00 pm
Online Via Zoom

For questions, contact:
Kamiron May -


Other Regions:

If you live outside of the regions listed above, and wish to partner with Connect 1 Child for your fostering journey, we would love to connect with you! Please contact Christy Goodwin at to schedule a one-on-one Information Meeting via Zoom!


Your gift provides love, care, and hope in Christ for children and families in need. 56% of all funding comes from individuals and churches. We receive no state or federal funding for the care of children. All gifts are tax-deductible and greatly appreciated.


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Monroe, Louisiana 71211

7200 DeSiard Street
Monroe, Louisiana 71203

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