Tell your followers and friends about National Foster Care Month!
Social media can help you inspire your colleagues, friends, and followers to promote National Foster Care Month (NFCM)! Encourage your contacts to learn more about all the resources, tools, and stories. Ask them to share the information with their own networks to help make a difference in your community!
Use the sample social media posts below to help raise awareness about the ways in which the child welfare and legal communities can authentically engage youth and support the development of meaningful connections. Pair your social media posts with free NFCM pictures and images from the NFCM Graphics page.
Sample Posts and Tweets
- May is National Foster Care Month! Share these inspiring stories and help communities come together to build meaningful connections for youth in foster care. #FosterCareMonth #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/stories/
- With over 423,000 children and youth in foster care, it's time to focus on how child welfare systems—especially in partnership with the legal and judicial community—can support and strengthen families, prevent disruption, and promote reunification. #FosterCareMonth #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/
- We aren’t here to give lip service to children and their families. If we mean what we say about engagement, we must take action to foster it.” Read more of Rachel’s story on how foster care can and should be a way to strengthen families. #FosterCareReflections #FosterCareMonth https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/stories/youthengagement/
- When meeting in person isn't an option, virtual engagement tools can strengthen the connections between youth, parents, and foster parents. #FosterCareMonth #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/resources/
- Developing meaningful connections is a critical way to support youth in foster care. For Sabrina, it was her probation officer who supported her through five foster care placements. Read their story. #FosterCareReflections #FosterCareMonth https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/stories/unseenheroes/
- Learn more about the importance of ensuring youth and their families have access to high-quality legal representation. #FosterCareMonth #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/
- Hear from youth and families who have experience in foster care and consider how your community can step up to help them establish meaningful connections and critical support. #FosterCareMonth #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/
- May is National Foster Care Month! Follow Child Welfare Information Gateway and the Children’s Bureau to help spread the word on ways to strengthen families and their support systems. #FosterCareMonth #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/
- Foster care should be a support system for families in need, not a substitute for parents. Child welfare agencies, courts, and related professionals can help keep families together with the right mix of support services and partnerships. Find out more on the #FosterCareMonth website. #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/
- There are over 423,000 children and youth in foster care. Over half have a case plan goal of reunification with their parents or primary caregiver. The courts and legal community can be critical in this process. #FosterCareMonth #NFCM2021 https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/