Foster care

If you’re interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent, we have resources to help you get started. If you’re already a foster parent, we can help you with childcare, parenting support, and understanding the system.

Education and childcare services

The Education Support Center (ESC) helps children and youth in DHS care achieve their fullest academic potential.

Parenting education and support

Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI)

Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) is an approach to strengthening foster care by focusing on excellent parenting for all children in the child welfare system.

Who's involved in your foster child's case?

You are part of a team of people working toward your foster child’s permanency goal. Learn about who else is part of this team.