Thinking About Child Foster Care

  1. What is foster care?
  2. Placement Types
  3. Young Children
  4. Teenagers

Foster care is temporary, substitute parental care for a child until Washington County is able to reunite the child with their biological family or until permanent plans are made. Children enter foster care through no fault of their own and have experienced traumatic incidents that lead to their placement out-of-home. Learn more about foster care by watching the video below.

Foster Care in Washington County from SWCTC on Vimeo.

Interested in learning more?

The first step to becoming a foster parent is to attend an informational meeting. If you plan to apply with a partner, both must attend. Due to the nature of the topic, please do not bring any children with you.

You may register online or by calling 651-430-8307.

DateTime
Location

Thurs 7/11/19
6-8 p.m.
Stillwater Government Center
Lower Level Room 16
Register
Thurs 9/5/19
6-8 p.m.
Stillwater Government Center
Lower Level Room 16
Register
Thurs 11/7/19
6-8 p.m.
Stillwater Government Center
Lower Level Room 16
Register