Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a foster parent?

The House of the Good Shepherd’s Foster Care Program helps children of all ages who need short-term care as their families receive services to work toward reunification. If family reunification isn’t possible, foster parents help the child work toward adoption, kinship (placement with a relative) or living independently.

Foster parents can be single-parent families, blended families, same-sex partners, empty nesters, or those that may not be able to have biological children of their own — anyone who can provide support, guidance, and a caring environment for children who have been through trauma.

Fostering is a profoundly fulfilling act as you watch a child flourish and grow – all while knowing that you were a crucial part of making that happen. The House is with you every step of the way by providing ongoing support with 24/7 on-call assistance, dedicated foster family support specialists, assistance scheduling medical appointments, support groups, respite care, and more.

If you’re interested in opening your heart and home, visit or call Shannon at 315.272.7286 or 315.235.7746.

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