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Ask This Before You Become a Foster Parent

If you want to become a foster parent in Wisconsin, you must do your research and ask the right questions when choosing a foster agency to work with. Learning everything you can before committing to an agency will prove beneficial in the end when you are caring for foster children in your home. Most people […]

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Should Wisconsin Foster Parents Be Paid a Salary?

Foster parent payments are a topic at the forefront of Wisconsin foster care and almost every other state and county foster agency in the nation. Foster parents do receive a monthly foster care stipend, but in many instances, it is barely enough to cover the costs of caring for a child. While the overwhelming majority […]

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Wisconsin Foster Care Crisis Continues

The Wisconsin foster care crisis continues as we enter 2020. The plea for Wisconsin foster parents is desperate as more and more children and sibling groups enter foster care. Although the national Families First initiative is bringing some relief, sibling sets and groups of 3, 4 and more come into care regularly, mostly due to […]

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Wisconsin Foster to Adoption Gets 5 Stars

Great news about Wisconsin Foster Care and the good work going on for kids in foster care. Positive outcomes are happening for Wisconsin foster parents and kids all over the state because of amazing, dedicated employees like ours at Community Care Resources. Without great coverage like Ellen DeGeneres highlighting foster care, or movies like Instant […]

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Can I Adopt from Foster Care?

Adopting a child from foster care can be a rewarding lifelong experience. Many CCR foster parents have adopted their foster kids. Although there are no promises of adopting a child through CCR it does happen. With the proper mindset and an openness to accepting the challenges that come along with it, your family may be […]

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How Old Are Kids in Foster Care

Wisconsin foster care has over 7,400 kids in out of home care at any time. Ages of foster children range from infant to young adults. If you are interested in how to become a foster parent, one of the biggest decisions you will make is the age range of the foster children you wish to […]

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Wisconsin Foster Care Explained

Wisconsin foster care explained in less than 10 minutes! There are 2 choices to become a foster parent in Wisconsin. County foster care or a private foster agency. It is important to understand the differences between them. Many people jump in with too few details and discover later into their foster care journey that there […]

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Foster Care Information You Deserve

Are you searching for foster care information? Are you ready to take the first step to become a foster parent but don't know where to begin? No worries, the staff at CCR are ready to help you explore Wisconsin foster care. We understand that websites are often overwhelming and group information sessions can feel impersonal. […]

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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 explain the details, […]

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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 […]

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