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LOVE BRINGS A FAMILY TOGETHER

Fostering Through Faith

BECOME A
FOSTER PARENT

Walk through the step-by-step process to become a licensed foster or adoptive parent with Encourage!

EVENTS &
TRAININGS

The Encourage staff is focused on connecting with and supporting our incredible families with trainings and special events!

FREQUENTLY
ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I have to be married? How long does the home study

process take? Don’t foster children have lots of problems?

Find the answers to your questions!

Why Choose Encourage?

Our mission is to connect foster and foster-to-adopt families with strong support systems that will equip them with the physical, emotional and logistical help they need when opening their hearts and homes. We are intentional with the message of providing encouragement so that every foster parent and youth is successful in the purpose to which God is calling them.

Want to help but don’t think you’re ready to be a full-time foster or foster-to-adopt parent? Great news: There are several ways you can still get involved!

Do I have to be married? How long does the home study process take? Don’t foster children have lots of problems? Find the answers to your questions!

Encouragement from our Blog

Dear prospective foster parents, As the Recruiter and Engagement Specialist for Encourage Foster Care I have the opportunity to connect...

A letter to prospective foster parents

5/1/22

Encourage Foster Care celebrates this year’s Social Work Month in March with the theme “The Time is Right for Social Work” to highlight...

The time is right for social work

3/11/22

Curious about being a foster parent? You’re in the right place! Heather Huebner, our recruitment and engagement specialist, would love to...

Curious about being a foster parent?

10/21/21

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