This article was written specifically for Washington state parents, but it’s got some important info for everyone who has ever considered foster care! It’s divided into three parts:
Part I: The Situation. This section reviews the growing foster care crisis in Washington state, one that’s reflected across the country! If you don’t live in Washington, you can almost bet that there’s a similar situation going on in your state.
Part II: The Myths. This is the part EVERYONE should read! What misinformation is holding you back from becoming a foster parent?
Part III: The Good News. Another MUST-READ part. This section outlines ways that YOU can help kids in foster care, whether or not you decide to become a foster parent.