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Community Engagement

Honoring and recognizing National Foster Care Month is an important part of keeping the needs of children and youth in foster care in the minds of the public, and this work starts in your local community! Contact colleagues in other States to learn about their foster care policies. Want to learn how National Foster Care Month is being celebrated nationwide? Browse this page for State officials and other State-specific foster care contact information and to view past proclamations issued by various levels of government. Visit our Facebook events link to learn about National Foster Care Month events going on in your hometown! 

Foster Care Contacts in Your Community

State Foster Care Program Managers

State Foster Care Information Websites

State Child Welfare Agency Websites

State Kinship Care Contacts and Programs

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Sample Foster Care Month Proclamations

Federal

White House (2017)
President Donald Trump proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

State

Arkansas (2016) (PDF - 109 KB)
Governor Asa Hutchinson proclaims May 2016 as National Foster Care Month.

Georgia (2017) (PDF - 1,017 KB)
Governor Nathan Deal proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Massachusetts (2017)
Governor Charlie Baker proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Michigan (2017)
Governor Rick Snyder proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Nevada (2017)
Governor Brian Sandoval proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

North Dakota (2017) (PDF - 73 KB)
Governor Doug Burgum proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Oregon (2017) (PDF - 771 KB)
Governor Kate Brown proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Vermont (2017)
Governor Phil Scott proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Local

Arlington County, VA (2016)
Chair of the County Board, Libby Garvey, proclaims May 2015 as National Foster Care Month.

Centre County, PA (2017) (PDF - 226 KB)
The Board of Commissioners proclaim May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Kandiyohi County, MN (2017) (PDF - 398 KB)
Chairman Roger Imdicke proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

Warren County, PA (2017)
The Board of Commissioners proclaim May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

City of Fayetteville, AR (2016) (PDF - 142 KB)
Mayor Lioneld Jordan proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

City of Northampton, MA (2017) (PDF - 331 KB)
Mayor David J. Narkewicz proclaims May 2017 as National Foster Care Month.

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