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...Make a Referral…Application for Placement in Foster Care For Placement needs or to refer a child, please connect with one of our locations across Virginia: Tidewater Phone: 757-393-7200 After-hours referrals: 757-398-5225 Email: FHCTidewaterTFC...

COVID-19 Update

...Latest Information on COVID-19 Precautions A Message from the CEO – Read More  As always, the safety of our children, families and the community where we work remains our top priority and focus. In consideration of ongoing guidance from the Ce...

Understanding Foster Care

...Foster Care Overview: What is Foster Care? When a child is placed in foster care, the goal is to place a child in a temporary loving, nurturing family until they are reunified with their biological family or kin. Unlike adoption, fostering is intende...

How Long Does It Take to Become a Foster Parent?

...How Long Does It Take to Become a Foster Parent? Becoming a foster parent is a highly rewarding experience. Not only are you accepting someone into your home who needs a stable and nurturing family environment, but you are developing a loving and car...

Fostering to Adopt: How to Adopt a Child or Teen in Foster Care

...Fostering to Adopt: How to Adopt a Child or Teen in Foster Care Fostering a child or teen can be an extremely rewarding experience that teaches everyone involved about love, family, and the power of compassion. However, foster care is meant to be a t...

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...Creating a Soft Landing for LGBQIA+ and Transgender Youth…Date: Thursday, September 22nd Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST Hosted by: First Home Care Registration Link:  Questions: Join us for an interactive and educational presentation sp...

What Is the Role of a Foster Parent?

...What Is the Role of a Foster Parent? Becoming a foster parent can be a rewarding experience for both you, your family and the foster child, but nailing down exactly what a foster parent does can be difficult. Sure, you provide a home for your foster...

How to Decide if Fostering is Right for Me

...How to Decide if Fostering is Right for Me Fostering a child or teen can be a rewarding experience for everyone involved. You will get to help someone grow, while they are provided with the home, love and family they need. You can take a part in assi...

No Surprises Act

...Effective January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act, which Congress passed as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, is designed to protect patients from surprise bills for emergency services at out-of-network facilities or for out-of-netwo...
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