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Resources for Foster Families
Foster parents are important partners in out-of-home care practice. They not only provide shelter but also care for, nurture, and support the children temporarily in their care. Additionally, they may provide mentoring and guidance to birth families that can greatly assist permanency planning efforts. The resources below provide information on supports for foster parents, the fundamentals of parenting children in foster care, working together with birth families, and adopting a child from foster child.