Childhood is brief.

There are countless opportunities to make a difference in the life of a child in foster care by sharing your heart, opening your home and giving hope to children and teens in need.

How to Get Started.

For answers to your questions or to schedule an orientation, please call (269) 501-0834.

Contact us by e-mail at fostercareinquiry@fcsource.org
When emailing, please provide your name, email address, phone number and any questions you may have. We will respond to your email within 48 hours.

 
Foster Care

Who makes a good foster parent?

People from all walks of life make good foster parents. Some are single. Some are married. Some are divorced or widowed. Some own their own homes; some rent. Some already have children; some do not. Yet they all share several characteristics.
They:

  • are 18 years of age or older
  • love children
  • have a stable income
  • are able to commit to challenges
  • cooperate with birth parents in hopes of reunification
  • have a strong desire to make a difference in children’s lives

Video Segments

Overview - Segment 1
Attachment and Separation - Segment 2
Impact of Fostering - Segment 3
The Licensing Process - Segment 4