en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foster_care

Foster care is a system in which a minor has been placed into a ward, group home or private home of a state-certified caregiver, referred to as a "foster parent" or ...

www.adopt.org/what-foster-care

Much of what we have heard focuses on the negative aspects of foster care and foster parents. Some of what we have heard is incorrect. What the foster care ...

www.adoptuskids.org/adoption-and-foster-care/how-to-adopt-and-foster/state-information/virginia

Every year, children enter the foster care system in need of safety, security, nurturing, and love. Many of Virginia's children are able to return to their birth family, ...

www.childwelfare.gov/topics/outofhome/foster-care

Foster care (also known as out-of-home care) is a temporary service provided by States for children who cannot live with their families.

www.adoptuskids.org/meet-the-children/children-in-foster-care/about-the-children

Children and teens enter foster care through no fault of their own, because they have been abused, neglected, or abandoned and are unable to continue living ...

www.loudoun.gov/1004/Foster-Care-Adoption

The Loudoun County Foster Care and Adoption Program provides you an opportunity to make a difference in the life of a child.

dss.virginia.gov/family/fc/index.cgi

Every effort is made to help the child remain with his or her family, however, when a child comes into foster care they are most often placed in a foster home.

www.childrensrights.org/newsroom/fact-sheets/foster-care

Many of America's child welfare systems are badly broken — and children can suffer serious harm as a result. Some will be separated from their siblings. Others  ...

fostercare.com/become-a-foster-parent

Our most successful foster parents are open-minded, dependable, patient and willing to try different parenting styles for children.