Foster Care and Adoption Specialist
Christy joined the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home & Family Ministries staff in 2019 as a Foster Care & Adoption Specialist for the Shreveport region. Christy received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Louisiana Tech University and a Master of Social Work degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. A native to Shreveport, Christy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience in medical social work, school social work, and private adoption. She and her family also had the opportunity to serve as foster parents in Orleans Parish in 2017-18 while her husband attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Christy works to recruit new foster families, support existing foster families, and partner with local churches and community partners to meet the needs of children in foster care. Christy is passionate about individuals, families, churches, and organizations working together to respond to the current foster care crisis.