Jenn O Connor

Jenn O’Connor is Director of Policy and Advocacy for Prevent Child Abuse New York. She is foster mom to a 13-year-old who recently went home, and they are learning to navigate this new relationship.

Stories By Jenn O Connor

My Foster Child Was Finally Reunited with Her Mother. Is It Horrible That I Want Her Back?

When I took in a twelve-year-old with PTSD, I knew it would be difficult. What I didn’t realize was how hard it would be to let her go.