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Foster the Future - Caring for Vancouver's Foster Children
Thank-you for your interest in learning more about fostering in Vancouver, Richmond and North Shore.
It was said that "children are one-third of our population and all of our future*."
In British Columbia, there are over 9,000 foster children. In the Vancouver Coastal region, we see over 800 children & youth come through foster care each year. We hope this website will help you in your journey to learn more about foster care and the many ways you can help these children & youth.
Infants, toddlers, tweens, teens and sibling groups, our foster kids come from a diverse background... «read more»
We are looking for a variety of families that come from different backgrounds, experiences... «read more»
We also host monthly Foster Information Sessions, where you have the opportunity to ask your questions, and meet other individuals interested in caring for our children. If you would like to speak with someone in person, please call (604) 775-2169.
*(Author unknown,from Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981, as cited in: www.zaadz.com; Received 15/11/2005)