Foster Parent Corner

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If you're licensed to provide foster care in Vermont, sign up to get email updates about issues related to foster care.


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Free State Park Passes For Children/Youth In Foster Care

The Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation is again offering free individual season passes for children and youth in foster care. They are good for the entire 2021 season and are not required for children under 4.


Free State Park Punch Passes For Foster Parents

FSD buys punch card passes that foster parents can apply for. If you'd like a punch card that's good for 10 visits and never expires, ask your resource coordinator.


Key Publications

Foster Parent Court Notification
Guide for Foster & Kinship Foster Families in Vermont
Licensing Regulations for Foster Homes in VermontSwahili
Step Up To Prevent Child Sexual Abuse: A Guide for Parents & Caregivers


See more publications for foster parents!


Our Newsletter

Get past issues of Fostering Vermont — our biweekly newsletter for foster and kinship foster parents. From that link, join our mailing list to get it automatically!


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Family Services Policies
Links
Mentoring Program
Parenting Resources by Topic


Trainings


Guidance on the use of social media by foster parents

Social Media: Use & Confidentiality, guidance from the Family Services Division


Foster Kin Care Mentor Program