Child Welfare Foster Parenting

Foster and adoptive parents are an invaluable resource for Maine's children and communities - and Maine needs more of them. We are a large state, and in some regions the number of family foster homes is shrinking. Maine Child and Family Services believes that developing talented, caring foster and adoptive homes - in all Maine communities - is essential to enhance our care for children.

Town Hall Call for Foster and Kinship Parents: Thank you for the opportunity to facilitate the first town hall call for foster and kinship parents earlier this month. I appreciate the opportunity to talk broadly about the system, while also hearing some specific concerns about current families involved with child welfare services. All of these comments are important to us and we are committed to partnering with you on each one to determine the best set of next steps. read more

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