Become a foster or adoptive parent. Caring families are especially needed for older youth, siblings and children with special needs.
Mentor a young person. Research shows that children and youth with mentors earn higher grades and improve their relationships with friends and families.
Make a Permanency Pact. Supportive relationships with caring adults make
all the difference in the world, especially for older youth leaving the foster
Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). CASA volunteers are trained citizens appointed by judges to represent the best interests of abused
and neglected children.
Dedicate yourself to a career that helps children and families. Become a professional social worker.
Stay informed year-round. Become a member of the National Foster Care Coalition and join leading child welfare agencies and individuals to improve the lives of youth in foster care.
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