Foster Care

If you are looking to make an irreplaceable impact in the life of children and their families,  foster care is a great way to do so. In the US, there are currently over 400,000 children in foster care and at least 50,000 of those children will never have a forever family.  You can change that! God calls us to care for those who cannot care for themselves. 

Requirements

Follow the links for a complete overview of what foster care is, the expectations and requirements. 

Agencies

These links  will direct you to agencies involved in the foster care system or directly to the MIssiouri Department of Social Services. 

Host Family for Vulnerable Children

Safe Families creates extended-family–like supports for desperate families through a community of devoted volunteers who are motivated by faith to keep children safe and to reunite families.  

(These placements are short term)