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Teens in Wisconsin Foster Care

Teens in Wisconsin Foster Care

The outcomes for Wisconsin teens in foster care are troubling. Children who grow up in foster care often find themselves placed in multiple homes, bouncing from house to house. 20% are in 4 or more placements. This lack of stability creates additional challenges for kids already struggling with trau...

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How much are foster parents paid?

How much are foster parents paid?

If you are considering providing foster care in Wisconsin you will want to understand how foster parent payments are calculated in Wisconsin and how the monthly payment is going to impact your household budget while caring for foster children. It can be a difficult question to ask because nobody wan...

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5 Reasons to Consider Wisconsin Foster Care

5 Reasons to Consider Wisconsin Foster Care

Wisconsin foster care agencies are desperate for new homes. Private foster agencies like Community Care Resources and county agencies across Wisconsin are heavily recruiting new homes. If you are considering becoming a foster parent in Wisconsin, we would love to speak with you. As a statewide Wisco...

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The Type of Foster Care Wisconsin Needs Most

The Type of Foster Care Wisconsin Needs Most

The number of children in foster care Wisconsin is staggering. As of this writing, over 7,400 kids are in out of home care. More and more children are entering the foster system with significant trauma which requires parents to meet more stringent requirements to care for the kids appropriately. Tre...

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Can I be a Single Foster Parent?

Can I be a Single Foster Parent?

Wisconsin foster care agencies are desperate for new homes. Social media platforms, news headlines, and blogs like this one are encouraging everyone to consider becoming a foster parent. Over 7,000 kids are in Wisconsin foster care and roughly 10% of them are in treatment level foster homes. The sho...

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Why Getting a Foster Care License Takes So Long

Why Getting a Foster Care License Takes So Long

Why does it take so long to get a foster care license? The time it takes to become a foster parent in Wisconsin can vary based on the foster agency you license with. Typically, getting a Wisconsin foster care license can take anywhere from three to nine months. Getting a license depends on how qu...

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Foster Parent Questions & Answers

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New Foster Parent Trainings

Throughout Wisconsin

Parent Training

Apr
30
Tue
6:30 pm Janesville Foster Parent Informa... @ Basics Cooperative
Janesville Foster Parent Informa... @ Basics Cooperative
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Please join us in Janesville to learn the details of becoming a foster parent. Call or email Jane to register today. Topics covered will be: How to qualify to be a foster parent, The process of getting[...]
May
13
Mon
all-day New Foster Parent Training
New Foster Parent Training
May 13 – May 14 all-day
Do you qualify to be a foster parent with us? We would love to speak with you about attending our upcoming training class for new foster parents!

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