Become a foster care parent

Open your home and your heart to a child

Why should you become a Foster Parent?

You are needed.

There are many children in need of foster homes in Westchester and Putnam counties and not enough foster parents. From newborn babies to teenagers, no child should have to avoidably live in a residential facility

You can make a difference in the life of a child/children and have a positive impact on your community.

You will get support from the Department of Social Services and other community agencies to make sure that you are able to meet the needs of Foster children.

You will feel good as you will be helping a child/children in need of a safe, loving home.

United Way’s 2-1-1 is partnering with Westchester and Putnam County Government to get the word out that additional homes are needed for children whose parents are unable to care for them. Financial support and training for foster parents will be provided.

To learn more, dial 2-1-1 or fill out the form below and a United Way’s 2-1-1 representative will contact you.

Foster Care

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