Foster Care Foster Care services provide safe, secure and nurturing families for children who have been separated from the care of their biological families. When families are unable to care for their children, Children & Families First works to find suitable families for them with foster parents who can provide the appropriate care based on the children’s individual needs.

Children who need foster families have been removed from their birth family for a variety of reasons, many involving neglect, abuse, abandonment, or other issues endangering the child’s health and/or safety. Many of these children are filled with fear, anger, confusion, or a sense of powerlessness at having been removed from the only family they have ever known. Many are sibling groups, older children, or young teens. Some have developmental, physical, emotional, or behavioral problems.

They all need safe, supportive environments.

Q: What are the basic roles of foster parents?

Q: Who can be a foster parent? Q: Who are the children needing care? Q: What kind of help do foster parents receive?

For those who would like to find out more, please call (302) 658-5177 or (800) 220-3092. You can also read our latest Resource Parent Newsletter. In addition, we offer Foster Care and Adoption Information Sessions the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at our offices statewide:

2005 Baynard Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19802
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91 Wolf Creek Blvd., Suite 1
Dover, DE 19901
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410 S. Bedford St.
Georgetown, DE 19947
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