If you’ve been a foster parent in the past and decided to stop for one reason or another, you are not alone! Research indicates that, depending on the state, 30% to 50% of foster families quit within their first year. Here are two of the most common reasons parents stop fostering:
With 400,000 kids in the foster care system, we can’t afford to keep losing qualified, loving parents. We invite those who’ve left to return because we can offer concrete solutions to the issues that drove some of the best parents away. We want the chance to show you how your experience can be completely different and rewarding. There is no pressure and no rushing you; we want you to know that there is a different way to fulfill your dream of becoming a parent.
Whether you’ve started parent training and left, become a foster parent and quit, or wanted to adopt and it fell through, help you to have a more positive outcome for both you and kids in foster care.
We know what you’ve gone through because most of our staff has either grown up in foster care or become parents through foster adoption. To learn more, visit our page.