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By MeaganandMatthew — Dec 7, 2018

Thank you for answering my question. I am closer to my foster family than my bio family I guess I am adopted by heart. My foster family is the only family my son(10 months old) has ever known so far. Read more



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By Roselle — Dec 6, 2018

Hi I don't know you, but I feel you and I understand your desire to be adopted as part of a family. Having a family that you can call you own and a family that takes ownership and responsibility for you is something that way too many children take for granted. As you mature you realize the importance of being accepted and belonging somewhere.... Read more



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By Roselle — Dec 6, 2018

Hi I don't know you, but I feel you and I understand your desire to be adopted as part of a family. Having a family that you can call you own and a family that takes ownership and responsibility for you is something that way too many children take for granted. As you mature you realize the importance of being accepted and belonging somewhere.... Read more



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By shannonsymonds — Nov 16, 2018

Hi,

I don't know how financial issues will impact your application for foster care. Does it impact your ability to provide care? But, I would say that there is some great info on fostering and supporting youth who choose to maintain a relationship with their bio family, if that is an option. Are you comfortable asking the liason or... Read more



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By Jordan McEwan — Oct 12, 2018

I found respite more relaxing than some of my carers on occasion, they seem more laid back as they are only there short term. Just see it as a distant family friend and your meeting for the first time, anything to make you feel more comfortable around them, I'm sure they will be nice. Keep posted on here plenty of us here if you need us., good... Read more



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By shannonsymonds — Oct 8, 2018

I would add take your phone contacts with you. Take comfort items. I hope it is an positive experience. Read more



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By shannonsymonds — Oct 8, 2018

Hi,

I agree don't give up. You can also reach out and create permenance in your life with people who may not be prepared to adopt but ARE prepared to be there for you permenantly. This is on FosterClub's website. Check it out. 

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By Jennygirl — Sep 25, 2018

My husband's parents are my parents now-- so I have them as a family. There are many people like me who would like to foster/adopt older youth-- however, I am in college now, so I am usually studying or working. BORING PARENT alert! Getting involved in community events , sports, church, etc. can at least give you adults that will be supportive... Read more