Be a positive role model for a child and provide support for foster families for a weekend a month or more.
Perhaps you are thinking about becoming a foster parent, short stay relief care is a great way to ease into caring full-time for a child. Short stay or relief care is the short-term care of a foster child.
All short stay foster parents are fully OCP trained and certified and have access to 24/7 support and guidance.
Provide short-term relief care for other foster parents by caring for their foster children in your home one or more weekends a month. Our research tells us that rested and recharged foster parents are renewed to give their all to the kids. Our kids benefit too: by experiencing new adventures with your family.
Relief care also provides children the opportunity to build relationships with other children in similar settings, increasing their emotional development and general well-being. We encourage foster parents to take occasional breaks.
Providing respite short stay care in your own home can be a very rewarding experience, often leading to close relationships between families over time. This kind of foster care is ideal for foster parents who prefer very short-term placements. This type of foster situation is key to keeping families energized, empowering them to provide stability to the children in their care.
- Provide short-term relief for foster parents
- One or more weekends a month
- Training and 24/7 support
- Generous reimbursement
- Kids benefit too by experiencing new adventures with your family
Open your home to a child in need today!