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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Boys foster home coming to Flomaton?

Silbernagel is hoping community will rally behind effort to help provide love for many


June 14, 2018

Joe Thomas

Silbernagel hopeful old Charco building will house young boys

The foster care crisis in Escambia County (Ala.) and many counties across the state has prompted former foster parent and child advocate Margaret Silbernagel to pursue a foster home in Flomaton for children who are removed from their homes that offers a safe, hopeful place until each child can be returned to their home or adopted through the foster care system.

This haven for children in transition will be called Philadelphia Place, and is located on Highway 31 in the building that was formerly occupied by the CharCo Company.

Silbernagel said she has been working on establishing a non-pro...

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