The House has been changing children's lives since 1872.

 

What You Can Do

"It was the perfect fit for me. As someone who loves children, who has space available in my home, I felt like it was a great opportunity for me to help children in my own community."
Allison, Foster Mom

We're looking for homes where kids who have experienced trauma can receive guidance, support, and a caring family.

You might be surprised at the diversity of our foster parent families. They might be young parents, empty nesters, single-child families, or those unable to have children of their own. We especially encourage relatives of our children to consider foster care. We call it "kinship," and it's a wonderful way for a child to stay in familiar surroundings with people he or she knows. Whatever your situation, we welcome you to apply to our Foster Care Program.

You can be the one to help break the chain and create a generation of healthy families.

Be the change in a child’s life by providing for them, inspiring them, and supporting them. In return, you will experience the rewards of being a foster parent, knowing your contribution has the power to not only change a life, but change future generations of families to come. By becoming a foster parent, you can give a child and their family a chance to change.

Be part of a team that changes children's lives. Apply today!

A Foster Family Specialist will contact you after your application is submitted. The next steps in the process include:

  • Successfully complete our free, 12-week training
  • Pass a State Central Registry Data Base Check
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Have a financially stable household
  • Complete our basic health screening
  • Have your home evaluated to ensure it is suitable
  • Welcome any improvement in a child, no matter how big or small