Support Groups

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Foster parent organizations and support groups provide community, a place to share experiences, participate in advocacy efforts, and keep up with new laws and trends.

Canadian Foster Parents Home Page
A networking and information center for foster parents.

Foster Parent Community
A great place to learn, chat, discuss, and find support.

National Foster Parent Association, Inc.
Comprehensive source of child advocacy, and communication between parents, agencies, associations, and advocates.

National Foster Parent Coalition for Allegation Reform
An organization concerned with the problem of child abuse and neglect allegations which are made against foster and adoptive families throughout the country.

The Mockingbird Society
A non-profit charitable organization dedicated to improving present and future lives of children in the Washington State foster care/group home system.

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Melissa - 8 hours ago
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I am 47 and my husband is 54 I have 4 biological children 2 have gone there way and have families and I have on thats going on 18 and in High school and my youngest son is 7 , I this friend her children were removed and placed in Foster system I have the 2 youngest 6m boy and 3 year old girl both are precious . Its been a full month now Im soooo tired LOL . I have laundry up the wazoo and cleaning day in to day out . Its been another busy day LOL . So good luck and Blessings your way moms . We are working on potty training which for the most part she is doing good #1
Kinship Aunt - 2 months ago
I'm looking for someone who is in there late 40's early 50's who has already done relative placement and ended up adopting. #2
merri - 3 months ago
we have 3 untoliet trained children(9 years 7 years and a boy at 5.5). the girls r trying after 4 months in our care. but the 5.5 year old boy does not care! what do we do? #3
sheila - 3 months ago
i am a foster parent for the looking for a support group that works with the elderly are there any out there? #4
Guest - 7 months ago
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new to all this I was told the state would pick up the cost of day care now find out they only pay 16.30 per day for part time the day care is 24.00 that I have to pay what they don't ok even what they pay to care for the child leaves you with 165.00 a month to feed and everyone knows the other cost a kid comes with what do I do hate to say I can't do this but they have placed a child with me now for 3 weeks and I don't have the heart to let her I cant keep her anyone know what I can do? #5
Guest - 7 months ago
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Guest, they should be your day care especially if you are working. Contact you Case manager or your kinship worker. #6
Christine - 8 months ago
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Hello. I am looking for a support group for foster parents in the elgin Illinois area. If anyone can help please email me at xxxx. Thank You #7
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