A close up of Guy, foster child
“She believed in me and loved me until I believed and loved myself, which was what changed everything for me.”
- Guy, former youth in care

With someone to foster their potential, there’s no telling how far they’ll go.

Right now, there are too many children and youth across BC who need loving, supportive foster families to provide a safe place when they can’t live at home. They’re good kids caught in bad situations and they deserve better. So if you’ve been thinking about becoming a foster caregiver, don’t wait any longer. You could be just what they need to succeed.

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Or call 1-800-663-9999

Discover the joys of being a foster caregiver.

When we became foster caregivers we wanted to make a difference in the lives of children in care. What we didn’t expect was how it would make a difference in our own lives.

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Choose to make a difference in someone’s life.

A family picture of Jacob and Svea, foster parents
“Fostering is a lifestyle choice that can change the outcome of future generations. We have the power to give children hope and encourage them on their journey.”

- Jacob & Svea

A closeup of Jodi, a foster parent
“Fostering has brought years of hard work but so many wonderful moments and amazing relationships, and now it has brought me a son.”

- Jodi

Two foster moms and their foster daughter

You are ready to foster a child. True or false? Take our quick quiz.

There are a lot of myths about foster families. Test your knowledge before making a decision.

How to become a foster caregiver in 12 to 18 months

  1. Call 1-800-663-9999 to request an information package.
  2. Attend an information session.
  3. Submit your application.
  4. Complete a homestudy and background check.

Meet Russell and Darrell, foster caregivers since 2001.

After fostering over 30 kids and adopting five, they have one message for anyone who is thinking about becoming a foster caregiver—“Don’t wait. Believe in yourself and in that child.”

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