Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers

We will continue adding articles to this collection. Topics will include information relating to parenting, current foster trends and coping with foster children's behavior by understanding the child's perspective.

From the Desk of the Child Welfare Director

Foster Care Program Updates May 2018.pdfFoster Care Program Updates May 2018.pdf

Kinship/Relative Care 

When family members step forward to care for a relative child or siblings, the children are able to retain a sense of belonging and acceptance.

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Preparing Kids in Your Home for Fostering

Not only do parents make adjustments in their lives when a child in care enters their home, the children in the house are in for changes too… big changes!

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Permanency Planning for Children in Foster Care

Substitute care is intended as a temporary placement resource for children when, for safety reasons, they are unable to be cared for by their parents.

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