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In times of suffering and need, it’s our relatives that provide the most support. But many children don’t have a person to turn to when they’re alone or scared. By becoming a foster parent, you can be the person who lets a child be a kid again.
Foster care is a life-changing – and often life-saving – experience for parents and children. Foster families provide children with the support they need to learn, grow, and begin to heal. You can ensure no child suffers while their parents recover, and help end the cycle of abuse and neglect.
Sheltering Arms is dedicated to helping foster youth connect with families to receive support, compassion and opportunities for future success. We work closely with our foster families, providing support every step of the way. We provide connections to experienced foster families, facilitated support groups, ongoing training, and 24-hour access to a foster care supervisor.
If you’re passionate about helping children in need, you already meet the most important requirement of being a foster parent! You also need to be at least 21 years old and have a steady income and stable housing.
You can foster children of all ages and levels of need. To make the biggest difference, you can support children who are most often left behind: