What is foster parenting (also known as "resource parent")?
Caring for a child on a short term basis, until the child can return home, is placed with a relative, or another permanent arrangement is made. Resource Parenting is a commitment to helping a child through a difficult period.

Find out more on the Become a Resource Parent page.

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1. What is foster parenting (also known as "resource parent")?
2. What do resource parents do?
3. What qualities should resource families have?
4. What types of children are in foster care?
5. Can resource parents choose the children they will care for?
6. Are resource parents paid for taking care of foster children?