There are currently an estimated 2 million documented children in foster care worldwide. Over 400,000 of these kids are from the United States alone. Find out what you can do to help these children find a loving, stable home.
If you would like to help kids in foster care by becoming an advocate check out your local chapter of CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates.
To hear various first person perspectives about the foster care system, check out some of the books listed below:
Foster Girl, A Memoir
Garbage Bag Suitcase
I'll Sing You One O
The Language of Flowers
The Boy Who was Raised By a Dog
Another Place at the Table
On Their Own
One Small Boat
FOSTER A CHILD
Becoming a foster parent means providing a child in foster care with a caring, nurturing home. Below are resources to investigate making this incredibly rewarding decision to give another person a better chance at a successful life by welcoming them to your family.