Family and Health
On any given day in Vermont, there are about 90 children waiting in foster care for families to adopt them. Most are school-aged and many have special needs related to the abuse or neglect they've experienced. The Foster Care Program can provide you with information so that you can help a family in your community by opening your home and heart to a child in need and supporting the parents through a difficult time. Additionally, if there is interest in becoming a foster parent, necessary training and additional information is provided in conjunction with the University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Department of Children and Families.
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Adoption and foster parenting
- Adopt or foster a child in Vermont through the Vermont Department for Children and Families
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Developmental questions and issues
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