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Wisconsin – Adopt a Foster Family

It's simple: foster families who receive emotional and physical help from the people around them are more likely to continue fostering than those who don't.


By providing care and support to the families who open their hearts and homes to vulnerable children, foster families are able to foster children for longer periods of time and may even accept more children into their home. With the opioid epidemic causing the number of children in foster care to increase, strong foster families are needed now more than ever.

Not all feel called to foster, but you can support the families who do.

Information

Adopt a foster family in Southeast Wisconsin as they open their home to vulnerable children.

When & Where

Location: Southeast Wisconsin (Jefferson and Waukesha County)

Dates: Ongoing

Volunteers: Teams of 6-8 volunteers (who live in Southeast Wisconsin) per foster family

Application deadline: July 30, 2019

 

What it means to adopt a foster family

Anticipated activities
Each family will be different, but some areas of support could include: childcare, yard work, homework help, light home maintenance, meal prep, or transportation.

Time Commitment
Hours will vary based on volunteer availability and the foster family's needs. 

Training
Kingdom Workers will offer training throughout the year for volunteers to learn more about topics like working with vulnerable children, understanding abuse, and trauma informed care.

 

Apply to Volunteer

About the Program

The Foster Care Support program provides assistance to foster families by connecting eager volunteers to families in need who live in their area. The program is currently running in Southeast Wisconsin, but future locations will be added as the program develops. If you are interested in your town being next, please contact us for more information.

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