This is the place to look for specifics and requirements. Find your state foster care specialist, education, the foster care rates, tax issues for foster families, insurance, and your rights and responsibilities.
Online education resources for those seeking to adopt or foster, adoptive and foster parents, searchers, and adoption professionals includes formal online training and courses, as well as resources for offline education.... [more]
Contact information for the foster care specialist in every state.... [more]
If you've got a question about a word or term, here are definitions of terms commonly used in connection with adoption and foster care, for quick reference.... [more]
Evidence suggests a higher rate of child abuse in foster families than in the population of children as a whole. Emil Baldwin, Jr., LSW, addresses the complex stresses that may contribute to this statistic.... [more]Definitions of Terms