May is National Foster Care Awareness Month in the United States. There are thousands of children in foster care. The number of children in care does not represent the amount of hotline calls made regarding abuse and neglect of children. It also does not represent the number of intact families who are receiving preventive services in order to keep the children in the home.
Recently, I wrote an article for Adoption,Com listing ten ways you can get involved in bringing awareness to foster care, without becoming a foster parent.
You can read the article by clicking on this link:
Together, we can all contribute to bringing awareness to the needs of children and families involved in the foster care system.