By becoming a foster parent through First Home Care, you step into an incredible opportunity to make a lasting difference in the life of a child. Children and youth in foster care need a chance to feel happy, secure, and cared for in order to thrive, and the need for compassionate foster parents grows by the day. According to the Virginia Department of Social Services:
There are over 5,000 children in Virginia’s foster care system right now. Of those 5,000 children, more than 700 are ready for adoption today. Over 70 percent of foster care youth in Virginia are adopted by their foster parent. First Home Care is dedicated to providing therapeutic foster care and adoption services to children and teenagers who need placement out of their homes into stable, supportive and nurturing environments. But to do so, we rely on the support of caring foster parents like you.
To be eligible to become a therapeutic foster parent, a person must be:
Have you considered making a difference in a child’s life? Have you considered becoming a foster parent? We welcome you to join us via Zoom for a Foster Parent Informational Session. No commitment necessary- just an opportunity for you to gain knowledge about the foster care system in Virginia and learn more about how we can influence change together!
Register in advance for a meeting or contact a parent trainer near a First Home Care location near you to schedule a 1-to-1 session that is convenient to your schedule.
Help us reach the thousands of children in the Virginia foster care system today by opening your heart and your home to a child in need of a loving family. Fill out the form below to receive more details. We’ll be happy to provide you with an information packet and answer any questions you might have.
Our staff are committed to providing an innovative approach with at-risk children and their families, drawing from more than 25 years of experience. First Home Care strives to create public and private community partnerships that: