Foster Care

It's fulfilling. It's rewarding. It's life changing.

Give a child and a family a chance for success.

As a foster parent with The House of the Good Shepherd, you can be the turning point in a child's life. Teach a child and family that they have the strength they never thought was possible. Experience the rewards of becoming a foster parent.

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Children's Stories

Meet Santana and other children whose lives have been changed at the house >>

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Everyday I am being prepared for obstacles that will come my way and guided along the path that I was meant to take. Because I was placed into The House of the Good Shepherd I have had choices of how I want to live my life.

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News

A Message From a Donor

"If a stranger cares about someone they have never met, then she must be a VERY SPECIAL PERSON." Those were the words handwritten on the returned donation pledge card we received this week. Peter Sebastian of Rome, New York, an annual supporter of The House, was especially...

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Foster Care Appreciation Month on WKTV

Kari Judd, Foster Boarding Home Certification Specialist, appeared on WKTV NewsTalk on May 22, 2014. Kari spoke to Kristen Copeland about the Foster Care program at The House of the Good Shepherd. We are in constant need of foster homes to provide a safe haven for children in our...

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