You can be a foster parent!

We conduct ongoing orientation training sessions at our Richmond office.

Click here to request dates for our next session!

(804) 714-1776



There are over 4,500 kids in foster care in the state of Virginia. Some of those youth need a home until they can return to their family of origin. Others are waiting to find their forever home through adoption. Regardless of their circumstances, every child needs at least one adult in their life to tell them they are important, they have value, and they are loved. Will you be that adult for a child in foster care?

Consider the impact you can have on a generation of lives by caring for one abused or neglected child. By helping a child to make positive changes in their life, you help them become stronger people, better parents, better neighbors, and better society members. Your choice to foster children CAN change the world.

People commonly say “I could never foster children because I wouldn’t be able to let them go.” We all try to guard our hearts against hurt, but children need the love and safety of caring adults more than we need to protect our feelings. Do not be so afraid of grief that it stops you from changing a child’s life. Choose to foster or adopt, and the positive impact you leave on your community and this world will far outweigh the challenges you face in the process.

Now that you’re ready to become an Extra Special Parent, here’s what you need to do:

Fill out the form below to hear back from one of our Family Services Specialists and find out when our next training dates are.

Thank you for considering fostering!

 

 

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