It’s easy to come up with reasons you COULDN’T be a foster parent . . . but what about reasons you COULD?

You Are Needed

There are approximately 415,000 children in foster care in the United States at any given time, and nearly 100,000 of them are available for adoption. Individuals and families are always needed to provide the love, stability, and support children in crisis desperately need.

You Love Children

Love can’t take away or fix the hurt kids in foster care have experienced but it sure does help. All children need and deserve unconditional love. Loving children and wanting to see them flourish is the first prerequisite for anyone considering becoming a foster parent.

You Are Stable

Children in foster care have been uprooted from their homes and families. A foster parent should be financially, physically, mentally, and emotionally stable before taking on the needs of a child who has experienced trauma… read more.

This article was published by adoption.com.

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