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May is National Foster Care Month

18 May 2020

You can make a difference in your community!


PROVIDE Foster Care.

Help make sure children are safe and well cared for while they can't be at home. We need foster parents in every part of the State, for children of all ages and experiences.

Apply to foster a specific child you know or any child in your community. 

Learn more at http://fostercare.vt.gov


PROVIDE Respite Care.

Give foster parents breaks.

  • Care for children for short periods of time (e.g., a few hours, a weekend or a week or two).
  • Give children regular rides to and from school or after-school activities.

Learn more at http://dcf.vermont.gov/adoption-foster/other


PROVIDE Permanence.

About 140 children are waiting in foster care for families to adopt them. Give a child what we all want:

  • A sense of belonging, and
  • A place to call home.

Learn more at http://dcf.vermont.gov/adopt


Become part of a team that supports children and families in Vermont!