Additional Foster Care Information

State of Wisconsin Websites

Foster Care & Adoption Resource Center: Information and resources for Wisconsin foster parents including a calendar of events, resource library, newsletter, and much more.

Wisconsin Department of Children & Families: Information on the state's foster care program.

Foster Care Reimbursement Rates: Monthly payment amounts and FAQ's on the Uniform Foster Care Rate.

Understanding Title IV-E: Information on the state's Foster Care & Adoption Assistance Program.

Wisconsin Foster & Adoptive Parents Association: Network for support, education, and advocacy.

National Websites

Foster Care Month: Information about the annual National Foster Month held each year in May. Includes event calendar, success stories, and ways to get involved.

National Foster Parent Association: A non-profit agency striving to support foster parents and to be a strong voice on behalf of all children.

How the Child Welfare System Works: A publication by the Child Welfare Information Gateway

Parenting & Child Care Information

Hair and skin care for African American and Biracial children

Child Development Guidelines

Resources for Children in Foster Care

FosterClub: National network for youth in foster care.

Independent Living for Children in Out-of-Home Care (State of Wisconsin): Assists youth 15 to 21 years of age in transitioning from foster care to living independently in the community.

Scholarship Program: State scholarships available for foster care youth seeking higher education.

Represent: National magazine written for and about young people in the foster care system.

Foster Youth Money Guides: Educates children and teens in foster care about personal finance. 

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