Foster parents give hope to children and teens in need – changing the course of their life in miraculous ways. When foster parents provide a safe, nurturing environment, children grow physically, emotionally, and socially. In return, foster parents experience the power of love in a life-changing relationship.
As much as you love children and want to make a difference, it can be hard to imagine what foster care is like. In these videos Family & Children Services foster parents talk about the joys and the challenges they’ve experienced.
People from all walks of life make good foster parents. Some are single. Some are married. Some are divorced or widowed. Some own their own homes; some rent. Some already have children; some do not. Yet they all share several characteristics.