FOSTER AND ADOPTION
Help Children Heal.
According to AdoptUsKids.com, each year, 250,000 children and teens enter 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 these children. Foster parents play a critical role in helping these children and teens heal from the trauma of abuse and neglect. They show children stability and teach them life lessons that can last a lifetime.
The Foster Care Crisis:
The Shortage Of Foster Parents In America
By: Dr. John DeGarmo, Medium.com
Foster parents are the full-time parents of a child or teen for as long as they reside in their home. The amount of time foster parents spend, and the training they receive, varies according to the type of care they provide.
Give a Child a
A little more than half of children who go into foster care return to their birth families. For children who become available for adoption, many are adopted by a relative or their foster parents. Today there are more than 100,000 children and teens in foster care who are waiting for the love and security that a forever home can provide. Adopting a child from foster care will change your life and theirs forever. The permanent love and security of your family helps them heal from past trauma.