Monday, April 16, 2007

More Info

Well I did find out a little info today, though not quite what I was going for. I called our licensing worker today. J and I have a good working relationship with her. She works out of an office of our agency that is about 40 min north of us, so we don't see her a whole lot. I got a hold of her right away and told her that I had heard something and wanted to know if she had any information. She all but gasped and asked what I had heard. I said that I heard our agency lost it's contract with DCFS. She said that wasn't what she thought I was going to ask, but couldn't believe that. She said that she didn't know anything about that, but if it was true she wouldn't be told. She said that if they told people everyone would jump ship. That makes sense. Then I asked what she thought I had heard. She said she thought I had heard she was leaving the agency. I said, "WHAT?" She is leaving. She, like so many before her now, can't "take it any more." She feels that the things going on within our agency are affecting her professionally and she is moving to another, smaller, specialized agency May 1. Unreal. What is going on??? She also said that she thinks a few others from her office and going to be following her. Wow.

3 comments:

Julie said...

It is CRAZY!!!! I hate to hear that- can you go to her agency?

Julie said...

did you read this ?

http://www.fosterparents.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=38550

Me said...

I hadn't read that until you sent this. Wow. At first I was really worried, because this is the agency we want to move to. I then found out that ours is through Joliet Diocese, not Chicago, so ours is not affected. Still waiting to find out for sure about our own agency though.

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