Cornerstone rebrands itself FaithBridge Foster Care
The article below appeared in Alpharetta Neighbor's April
28, 2009 issue
By Caroline Gray, Neighbor Newspapers
Cornerstone Family Services has a new name, website and business
model to fit its growing organization.
The nonprofit was originally founded in 2006 by President and
CEO Bill Hancock to use church communities as a way of helping
place foster children.
"We recruit and train church members as foster families instead
of recruiting and marketing to the general public," said Marketing
Director Susan Crain. "We're finding that church members have a
high effectiveness but also a support network where they can come
together and get involved."
The organization has moved to Jackson Healthcare on Northwinds
Pkwy. in Alpharetta from its previous location in Marietta. Ms.
Crain said they are working to develop relationships with north
Fulton churches and bring their unique approach to foster care to
Now known as Faithbridge Foster Care, the organization has a new
website at www.faithbridgefostercare.org.
Faithbridge will continue to work with the county Departments of
Family and Children Services to find children available for
fostering. The hope, said Ms. Crain, is when children are fostered
in church communities they are around other church member fostered
children and are given social and bonding opportunities to make the