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Why Are Kids in Foster Care?

Why are over 7,400 kids in Wisconsin foster care? Why aren't there enough foster parents in Wisconsin? Another heartbreaking story of a teen in foster care. Meet Emily, a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl in need of a new foster home. Her story is familiar; her trauma is prevalent. Her wish for a loving home continues. Foster […]

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Shocking Stories from WI Foster Parents with Young Kids

A Wisconsin foster parent is overwhelmed with toddlers in her care and reached out for advice on social media. Sadly, her feelings of frustration, exhaustion, and helplessness are common. If you want to become a foster parent to younger kids these testimonies may be a much-needed reality check. If you think younger kids are easier […]

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How Does Trauma Affect Kids in Wisconsin Foster Care

Children in Wisconsin foster care have experienced at least one traumatic event. Significant loss, abandonment, neglect, and abuse are a few. Our goal is to help Wisconsin foster children heal from childhood trauma while in the care of loving foster parents in a stable home environment. Our foster parents are trained to use trauma-informed care […]

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10 Questions Wisconsin Foster Parents Hear Most

We asked several Wisconsin foster parents to share some of the most frequent comments and questions they've gotten about foster care. Foster parents know becoming a foster parent often means people are curious, observing, and inquisitive. Many of our foster parents hear comments in the presence of their foster kids, making for awkward moments. Often, […]

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How to Choose a Foster Care Agency

Let us help you explore how to become a foster parent in Wisconsin. When choosing a foster agency, the first thing to know is that it does not matter what county you reside in. The differences between agencies can be subtle at a glance, but when you learn the number one reason that makes CCR […]

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How Old are Kids in Wisconsin Foster Care

Children of all ages enter Wisconsin foster care every day. Many are part of sibling groups and older children over age eight. Deciding to become a foster parent means considering the ages of the children you wish to help. Foster parents can preference foster children by age, but we caution new foster parents not to […]

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Can foster children share a bedroom?

Becoming a foster parent requires evaluating all the space in your home, especially bedrooms. Are kids in foster care allowed to share bedrooms? Can biological kids share with foster kids? How many kids can be in one bedroom? The quick answer is YES; kids can share bedrooms. But WAIT, there are many considerations and laws […]

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Wisconsin Foster Care Payments

Qualifying to become a Wisconsin foster parent requires meeting financial requirements. Deciding to begin getting a foster care license begins with learning the facts. There is so much to consider! Schedules and finances are two factors prospective foster parents must consider. Do you have the required time to dedicate to foster kids, and can you […]

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Becoming a Foster Parent in Wisconsin

You made the decision to foster but you don't know how to begin to be a foster parent in Wisconsin so, you make a phone call to an agency, questions in hand. First impressions are often a great way to gauge people and businesses. If your initial communication with a foster agency causes frustration and […]

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Wisconsin Foster Parent Says Goodbye to Boy

Before I became a foster parent I didn't give much thought to saying goodbye to the foster children I would love and care for. Although it is the obvious, inevitable result of being a foster parent, it wasn't something I focused on. Unless you are able to adopt from foster care, which many foster parents […]

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