Foster Care Month
May is National Foster Care Month, and this year's theme is "Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for Parents."
Did you know youth in foster care are nearly twice as likely as other youth to become pregnant? Discover how you can help make a difference in the lives of youth in foster care!
Get Involved this Month
- Read and share real-life stories featuring perspectives from youth, families, and professionals with child welfare system experience.
- Find ways you can help support youth in foster care and spread the word this National Foster Care Month with resources from the Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Are you a practitioner? Check out Child Welfare’s guide, Promoting Protective Factors for Children and Youth in Foster Care.
Honor, unite, and celebrate families!