One of the most common questions we get is “why is foster care needed?” It’s a legitimate question; after all, are there really that many children out there whose parents… Continue Reading Why Is Foster Care Needed?
Now that it’s almost winter, the holidays are upon us. There’s Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and New Years. It’s a pretty stressful time, but it’s the most exciting and happy… Continue Reading Fostering a Child During the Holidays
Foster care is a rather quiet part of the system set up for the public good. Because we’re dealing with kids and the delicate situations that they have been through,… Continue Reading Famous Foster Children Who Have Been Through Foster Care
One of the first blogs we ever wrote was about common myths regarding the foster care system. We thought it important to deal with those myths right away, because we… Continue Reading Even More Myths About Foster Care We’d Like to Debunk
When you foster a child with the help of Contra Costa County, one of the first questions that comes to mind might be about adoption.The title of “foster parent” can… Continue Reading Will You Be Expected To Adopt When Fostering A Child?
We like to be as transparent as possible when it comes to money and foster care. It’s a touchy subject, of course. After all, in a perfect world the foster… Continue Reading What Does (and Doesn’t) Foster Care Pay For?
Does the title of this article surprise you? After all, what could be so different about food in foster care? It’s not like it’s “food in an orphanage” or “food… Continue Reading Food In Foster Care
When it comes to placing children in foster homes, we treat each and every one like the wonderful person he or she is. We get to know them and do… Continue Reading Foster Care By the Numbers
In the previous few articles we’ve detailed some of the most important aspects of what foster care is. But it’s also important to talk about what foster care isn’t, and… Continue Reading Common Myths About Foster Care
If you’re here to learn about foster care, we’d like to say thank you for stopping by. Being involved in foster care is an incredibly rewarding experience, one that just… Continue Reading An Introduction to Contra Costa County’s Foster Care