every day in Florida children are removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, and/or abandonment by their parents.
Many foster parents and families serve many children over several years because they find the experience meaningful and rewarding.
Caring for children who have been abused or neglected and being a role model for biological parents working to reunify with their children is a significant responsibility and, ultimately, a matter of public trust.
You don't have to become a foster parent to support fostering.
This NEW licensure type is designed for relatives and non-relatives who have an existing relationship with the child from whom they are seeking licensure.
Terms and definitions.
Find useful resources.
Contact your local community-based care agency in your county of residence for information on becoming a foster parent in your community.
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