LET’S HELP OUR CHILDREN IN
FOSTER CARE

thrive

Foster Community provides opportunities
to support children in foster care in a variety of ways.

FIND THE WAY

that’s right for You

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CHOOSE YOUR  PATH

Support

Volunteer with an
organization to work
directly or indirectly
with children and families

Foster & Adopt

Become a temporary
or longer-term
placement or
adopt youth in care

Engage

Find out the different
ways Foster Community
can come directly to you!

Children in Travis County spend an average of
3 Years
IN FOSTER CARE

Youth change homes an average of
3 Times
Before being adopted

Last year, in Travis County more than
30 Children
Slept in CPS OFFICES Due to having no other placement options

There aren't enough local families to care for these children:
30 percent
Are placed far away from Central Texas

"…fostering is about more than kids.  It's about caring for the biological family and having compassion for their circumstances.”

JESSICA

Foster Mom

“It's hard work but immensely rewarding. Fostering is the best thing I'm ever going to do in my life.”

JILLIAN

Foster Mom

“The growth that has happened in the six weeks we've had the kids is huge. It motivates us to keep going.”

MATT

Foster Dad

“We need people that are willing to go the extra mile. Just having someone that we can call and talk to when we are having a bad day or someone just to have as an emergency contact.”

CHANTE

Formerly in Foster Care
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