How foster care will change your child’s life
As a biological child of foster parents, Alexis grew up with kids in foster care who became like brothers and sisters. Fostering has shaped her just as it has her parents and the teens who have spent time with their family.
As a new foster parent, is it OK to ask for help?
It can be hard to ask for help—especially if you’re afraid others will think you don’t know what you’re doing or you’re not doing a good job. Learn why asking for help is OK!
Change begins at home
When Mia’s behaviors escalated, she was hospitalized for months because local residential care facilities would not admit her. Intensive, home-based intervention made it possible for her to come home again.
Seven ways to welcome a child in foster care into your home
You’ll learn simple actions to prepare for a new foster placement, such as preparing their bedroom, how to talk to children already in the house, and how to ask for help.