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    Becoming A Foster Parent In PA

    Becoming a foster parent in PA is an honorable, caring, and selfless act. You give a damaged child a new chance at family life. In an effort to protect the children, before you can become a foster parent, you must prove that you are worthy to take on the responsibility. Each case is individual, so please call us to talk about details; however, there are some umbrella requirements that apply to eac…Read More

  2. How To Be An Awesome Foster Care Parent

    The best thing a foster care parent can offer new foster children (and biological children for that matter) is commitment. One of the biggest reasons children have difficult upbringings is due to inconsistent care, love and companionship. Kids just want to be loved. Kids want to know you care about what they did that day and that you are there for support. The steps to becoming a foster parent can…Read More

  3. Ways To Make Foster Kids Feel Welcome In A New Home Part 2

    Once you’ve made your introductions to your new child (as described in Part 1), it’s time to give him or her a tour of their new PA foster care home. Some great places to start are where your foster child will be sleeping and where he or she can put clothing and personal belongings. A small gesture that can make a great difference is leaving a night light in the bedroom and bathroom near by. C…Read More

  4. Ways To Make Foster Kids Feel Welcome In A New Home Part 1

    Congratulations! You’ve received the great news that you’ll be receiving a foster child; your first mission should be to find out as much as you can about your new family member. Don’t be afraid to ask too many questions. While your FCCY representative may not know all of the answers, it’s a great place to start. Especially ask about past history in foster care before you meet your child. …Read More

  5. 4 Things To Know Before You Become A Foster Care Parent

    Becoming a foster parent is a great thing for children born into difficult families. These are children coming from abusive, neglecting, and troublesome homes. These children may have been exposed to sexual or physical abuse, drug addicted parents or abandonment. They are heartbroken, angry and desperate for love. You can help. Foster care is the answer. It’s important for you to know that becom…Read More