Family is a life jacket in the stormy sea of life.
– J.K. Rowling
Find Foster Care Opportunities Close To Home
Child welfare typically prioritizes foster parents close to a child’s home base when safe and feasible. This facilitates bio family visits and avoid additional losses a child might experience as a result of being placed in foster care — loss of school, friends and extended family relationships.
Find The Foster Care Department In Your State
To help you take the next step to explore foster care we created this list of child welfare / foster care departments by state.
States with an asterisk are part of the America’s Kids Belong Family and the links to the state pages offer additional resources.
America’s Kids Belong is helping communities across the country become Foster Friendly.
Learn how to help your community become Foster Friendly.