Staff walk through to the new park area. Photo by Carmel de Bertaut.

Features

Pet Friends holds ribbon-cutting for beautification project

New area allows people and animals to sit, get acquainted and see if they are a good fit as a family.

Tony Katschen and Nacho. Photos by Robert Eliason.

San Benito Lifestyle

Partying with pit bulls

Hollister Animal Shelter hosts an adoption ‘Pittie Party.’

Susan Carpenter of Pet Friends with Bobby the dog. Photo by Heather Graham.

San Benito Lifestyle

Pets ready for adoption

After owner's passing, Bobby the dog is ready for love.

Families and members of Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center enjoying the second annual dinner at Jardines de San Juan. Photo by Kathy Tiffany.

Children and Youth

Second annual foster family appreciation dinner

In addition to the dinner, Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center awarded four scholarships to foster and adopted youth from San Benito County this past academic year.

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Children and Youth

A new chapter in foster care in San Benito County

Inaugural Foster Family Appreciation Dinner on June 22 featured Health and Human Services, CASA and Gabilan Chapter Kinship Center

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San Benito GIVES helps support foster and adoptive services through Kinship Center

Kinship recently contracted with San Benito County to train, recruit and provide support services for foster and adoptive families

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Children and Youth

Creating a family: How local couple made adoption work

Kinship Adoption Services plays a critical role in guiding a family through difficult times