How You Can Get Involved Throughout The Year – Foster Parents Article

While National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a great step toward creating awareness for abuse and neglect prevention, many more steps can be taken to ensure that all children are safe, loved and cherished. Here are five ways you can get involved, with resources included, so you can show your support year-round.   1. Spread the word Change occurs when we raise awareness that change is needed. By bringing attention to situations of abuse and neglect and informing others of…

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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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