For Families and Youth
When adopting a teenager from foster care, families will undoubtedly encounter unique considerations, circumstances, and rewards. Similarly, teens in foster care face many uncertainties as well as anticipation about their future. Connecting with and hearing from other families who have had similar experiences can help parents and youth navigate these new life stages and challenges. Additionally, formal, outside support or help is available in most communities when you need it. Adoptive parents and teenagers can explore this section for information and links to support you wherever you may be in your journey.