You don't have to be perfect
to be a foster parent.

Express your interest in fostering today, and begin the process to the journey tomorrow.


Get Involved

Every year, a quarter of a million children
come into foster care in this country.

Many of them will be placed in group homes or other group residential settings because there are simply not enough foster families to care for all of the children.


Visit adoptuskids.org for more information.

Foster parents play a critical role in
helping children heal.

They show children stability and teach them life lessons that last a lifetime. – Adoptuskids.org
Make a difference in a child's life! Call 410-685-8231 or fill out our foster parent interest form to take the first step.


Take the First Step

Every child deserves a forever home

You don’t have to be perfect to be a foster parent. Foster parents enjoy a challenging, yet extremely rewarding journey of impacting a child’s life in a profound way. To be a successful foster parent, it is essential to love and care for your foster child in a way that promotes healthy, strong relationships. Foster parents always work towards what is in the best interest of the child and encourages the child to interact with their biological family. Foster parents advocate for their child, seek out support services and opportunities, and are proactive about learning and expanding their parenting techniques. Your success, life experiences, resilience through obstacles, and gained wisdom have shaped you into the healthy adult you are today. That is all you need to be the perfect foster parent.


Learn More

Get the education and support you need at our events!


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Information Meeting

An information session is the first step to expressing your interest in becoming a foster parent. At the information session, you will be introduced to the basic concepts of fostering. For your convenience, we offer both morning and night-time sessions. To enroll now, please navigate to our Events page to see all upcoming meeting dates.
 


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Ready & Waiting Meeting

Ready and Waiting meetings are for licensed foster parents interested solely in becoming an adoptive parent. This meeting is the first step towards matching licensed foster parents with children waiting to be adopted.


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Training Session

Training sessions are the next steps towards becoming a licensed foster parent. Each training session is designed to prepare you for fostering and assisting the children placed in your care.


Contact Us

Questions about Fostering

Becoming a foster parent doesn't have to be mysterious. Check out our FAQ to get answers to your questions.


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What Our Parents Say


"I don't want just a house. I want my house to be a home. And I want my home to be a loving home...they can call it home and they will always know that they have a home to go to regardless of what happens in their lives."

Jacqueline HillFoster Parent