Infographic: Foster Care in the US

Have you personally ever looked into foster care?  Either way, make sure you check out “The Current State of Foster Care in the US” infographic found below.  Do you happen to know a social worker personally?  If so, have they discussed foster care issues with you in the past?  A social worker would be a great person to discuss the pros and cons of foster care with since they are personally involved in these cases on an ongoing basis in their line of work.

There are many misconceptions concerning foster care.  A few of these misconceptions are covered in “The Current State of Foster Care in the US” below.  How expensive do you believe it is for foster care adoption?  The infographic shows that many people believe the expense of faster care adoption is much higher than it really is.

Being a foster parent isn’t for everyone, but if you are interested, be sure and check out “The Current State of Foster Care in the US” below.  There are many children out there that would love to be welcomed into a loving families like yours.  Imagine being one of the children in line for a new home, just hoping that they would be selected next.   It would be a hard life to live, but hopefully one full of hope, strength and persistance.

If you know someone who is interested in becoming a foster parent, please forward “The Current State of Foster Care in the US” over to them.  Who knows, you might just make their day!

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