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Ready to be a Foster Parent

Ready to be a Foster Parent

You have made the decision and you are ready to become a foster parent. How exciting! Or perhaps, how overwhelming! There are many steps required to get a foster care license and you will want to have an experienced foster agency walking you through the process. An agency that is willing to expla...

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How Will Foster Care Affect Your Family

How Will Foster Care Affect Your Family

The impact being a foster family will have on your kids will be a bit of a mystery until you are actually a foster family living it. I wish I had a crystal ball for you but I can share my own family's experiences so you might imagine the reality of being a foster family and how fostering will impact...

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Private Foster Care Agencies in Wisconsin Help Kids Heal

Private Foster Care Agencies in Wisconsin Help Kids Heal

One of the most common misunderstandings surrounding Wisconsin foster care is the difference between county foster agencies and private foster care agencies. The Wisconsin division of social services heads up the entire foster care system, overseeing county and private foster care agencies. Each age...

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Providing Respite Care for Foster Parents

Providing Respite Care for Foster Parents

Being a foster parent often means full calendars and tight schedules, leaving little time for personal breaks and self-care. With our own kids, we can call Grandma or hire a teenage babysitter for the night. With foster kids, getting away for an evening or weekend can be a bit more difficult because...

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3 Important Things to Know to Become a Foster Parent

3 Important Things to Know to Become a Foster Parent

Sifting your way through blogs and websites about foster care can be overwhelming. Chances are you have read your fair share of personal stories and opinions from past and present foster parents. You may have called your county foster agency looking for information and it's a sure bet you have scrol...

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A Wisconsin Foster Agency with Employee Loyalty

A Wisconsin Foster Agency with Employee Loyalty

Social work in foster care is exhausting, demanding, and emotionally draining on a good day. Social work within a foster agency can also be very rewarding, fulfilling, and inspiring to the men and women who dedicate their lives to children and families. Why is burnout at an all-time high? Why do Wis...

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