1. Thank You Foster Care Families In PA

    Foster care in the United States is very important. There are many children that are faced with troubling family lives, which is why we make it our life’s mission to ensure these children are cared for and loved. The children are always our main focus, but we care deeply about the family they enter as well. Available 24/7 Foster Care for Children and Youth is always available to contact - 24 hou…Read More

  2. Specialized Foster Family Care in PA

    Foster care is the service and care for children who do not have the emotional or financial support of their birth family. They are taken under the wing of a supportive family for a period of time. Family Care for Children and Youth is an agency that specializes in foster care for children in PA. We do not just meet the minimum standards for foster care, we surpass the standards to give the childr…Read More

  3. What Is The Difference Between Foster Care And Adoption?

    Adoption and foster care are both a means to support children that are in need. Unfortunately, there are many children in Pennsylvania, the United States, and around the world that do not have strong family or monetary foundations. Despite the reason for needing help, these children are welcomed at Family Care for Children and Youth to join families that can care for the child as needed - financia…Read More

  4. Golfing “Fore The Kids” Non-Profit Fundraiser

    Bright and early on the morning of Friday the 25th of September, we will rise, grab our golf clubs and our checkbooks, and head to Wynding Brook Golf Club to play a fundraising golf game Fore The Kids. We are Family Care for Children and Youth, and we love to golf for the foster children we know today, for the ones we remember from years past, and for the ones who will come to our doors in the fut…Read More

  5. Non-Profit Donations Are The Cool Thing To Do

    Give your time. Give your talent. Give your treasure. Why do humans have an intrinsic push to give? Generosity is humbling. Generosity brings happiness. Generosity enriches others lives. Let me tell you a story (or two) about times that giving and non profit donations have affected my life. Have you guys seen the Life Vest Inside video that inspires kindness? It starts with a construction worker w…Read More

  6. Foster care family in PA.

    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

  7. Non-Profit Donations For Children’s Recreational Activities in PA

    Thanks to the non-profit donations of very generous people, Family Care for Children and Youth is able to support foster care families with children’s recreational activities. These days, children are encouraged to explore interests and dive into so many different worlds. Yet it’s also a day that everything costs a pretty penny. There’s less and less available at a cheap cost, which is why w…Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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