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Foster Parenting

Foster parents play a special role in the life of a child who, because of abuse, neglect or sexual victimization, has had to leave their family.

Become a Foster Parent!
Foster Care is a protective service provided to children in custody of the Department of Children and Family Services. It provides substitute, temporary care (e.g., foster family home, residential care facility, etc.) for a planned period of time when a child must be separated from his or her own parents or relatives.



About Being a Foster Parent

Certification Information

Additional Information & Supportive Services

Agency Forms

Questions?


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