The Pull of Fostering
Child Welfare Information Gateway National Foster Care Month: 2020
Information Packet or Sheet
Published: May 2020
Describes a young woman's motivation for becoming a foster parent and the first child she cared for. She recounts the relationship she developed with the child's mother and how, in addition to continuing to be a foster parent, she serves as a mentor for other foster parents. This real-life story was developed as part of National Foster Care Month 2020.
TESTIMONIAL; FOSTER CARE; FOSTER CHILDREN; FOSTER PARENTS; BIRTH MOTHERS; MENTORS