FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                  Contact: Jessica Mislinski

May 8, 2012                                                                            1-800-551-2238, ext. 2222

jessica.mislinski@kidspeace.org

KidsPeace Scranton office holds open house for National Foster Care Month

SCRANTON – KidsPeace’s Scranton office is holding an open house in celebration of National Foster Care Month.

WHEN: Friday, May 18

TIME: 1 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: KidsPeace Scranton office

                101 Pittston Ave., First floor, Suite 3

                Scranton, PA 18505

The event is open to current foster families, new interested families, referral sources, and other community members interested in learning more about KidsPeace. Family resource staff and caseworkers will be on hand to answer questions about foster care. Light refreshments will be served.

This year, KidsPeace also proudly celebrates 130 years of giving hope, help and healing to children, families and the communities we serve. Check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/kidspeace.org for more information about upcoming events and history of our organization.

About KidsPeace

Founded in 1882, KidsPeace is dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents, teens and young adults, offering a comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; and a variety of foster care and community-based programs to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities. KidsPeace offers services in Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia.