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Foster Care

The Support You Need to Become a Foster Parent

Bridges To Permanency is not simply looking for housing for children in care, we’re looking for foster homes with loving, nurturing and patient parents.

Foster care is the placement of children with licensed foster families for a temporary period. These children can be placed in a foster home until their permanency goal is met or until the child ages out of care.  The goal of our foster care program is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for children where their needs are met and planning for their future occurs.

The most common reasons for placement include child abuse and neglect, abandonment, parental drug addiction and parental instability. The age range of children served is primarily newborn to 18 years.  The greatest need is for families who will serve sibling groups of children and children with some special needs.

We’ll help you get connected to the many human support services available within your local community.

The children we serve are referred for placement by the Department of Family and Protective Services.  

Foster parents at BTP go through an extensive screening, training and certification process. Professional, experienced case managers also work closely with the foster parents and each child in care to provide the necessary support and guidance that helps each child reach his/her permanency.

We Are Here For you

As your advocate, we are available not just to answer questions, but to ideas for parenting success and emotional support when needed.