Foster In Texas

Meant to be: How the White’s Foster Journey Led to Adoption – Foster Parents Article

May is National Foster Care Month. In celebration, Upbring is sharing the story of the Whites. Sometimes life gives unexpected gifts. For the White family, that gift was Bentley. Garrett and Sarah White are very active in their church community and have created friendships with several licensed foster couples. After learning about the great need for foster parents in central Texas, the two jumped at the idea to step in and help. The Whites reached out to Upbring Foster In…

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18 Books To Read With Your Child As Summer Comes To An End – Foster Parents Article

As summer begins to fade and the school year quickly approaches, now is the time to begin refreshing the skills your child learned in the classroom last year. Chances are, the summers days were filled with picnics, trips to the water park, cookouts and memories to last a lifetime, but as fewer days stand between now and the first day of school, it’s important to exercise the brain and get your child back into “school mode” little by little. An…

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Foster Care FAQ: Disproving the Myths – Foster Parents Article

If you’re thinking about becoming a foster parent, you probably have a lot of questions about what the process looks like. At Upbring, we strive to be honest with potential foster parents and give them the information they need to make a knowledgeable decision about whether or not fostering is right for them. Fostering a child comes with its challenges, but none that cannot be managed with proper training and support. There are many common myths and misconceptions about foster…

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National Foster Care Month: The Wright’s Story – Foster Parents Article

National Foster Care Month: The Wright’s Story Giving Tuesday June 3rd #GivingTuesday is Tuesday, November 28. Find out more about this 24-hour, special opportunity to make 2X impact, click here. National Foster Care Month: The Wright’s Story May is National Foster Care Month. Right now, there are more than 440,000 children in foster care across the United States with nearly 30,000 children in foster care in the state of Texas alone. The need for loving and compassionate foster parents is…

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9 Steps to Become a Foster Parent in Texas – Foster Parents Article

Wondering how to become a foster parent in Texas? Foster In Texas (FIT) works with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to find loving families for thousands of children each year. We know that getting started as a new foster parent may seem overwhelming, so we’ve simplified the process into nine steps. 1. Qualify to Apply for Foster Care Placement To qualify to become a foster parent in Texas, you must: Be single or married (if married, for a minimum of…

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