Foster Care is a temporary living arrangement for abused, neglected, and dependent children who need a safe place to live when their parents or another relative cannot take care of them. Often their families face issues such as illness, alcohol and drug addiction, or homelessness. Length of stay in foster care varies from a few days too much longer.
Children in Foster Care
Children who have love to share, special talents, different likes and dislikes
Children who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned
Children who may have emotional or behavioral problems
Children who are African-American, Asian, Bi-racial, Caucasian, Hispanic, or Native-American
Children who may have physical and/or mental disabilities
Children who may have special medical needs
Children who need a safe place to call home
It is the policy of Department of Health and Human Services to provide services, care, benefits, and assistance to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or political belief.