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Foster Care




Foster Care is the temporary service provided to ensure the safety and well-being of children/youth while in out-of-home care.  

Foster homes are needed for all ages, but especially teens and sibling groups.

Listen to a short Public Service Announcement (PSA) from a teen on how a foster family made all the difference for him:


Here is a PSA with a story of a family who took care of a brother and sister with the support of their faith community:


It takes a team to make a difference in the life of a child so we are excited about your interest in our foster care program!! Here are some Frequently Asked Questions:


If you are interested in more information about how you can help, please contact a Wyoming Foster Care Coordinator in your area or complete and submit the following form:



PUBLICATIONS:


How a Child Enters the Juvenile Court System (Color Version)

How a Child Enters the Juvenile Court System (Black & White)


A Fact Sheet on Foster Care in Wyoming


Index to Resources Available at the Wyoming State Library





Dana Ward, 

Foster Care Program Analyst

(307) 352-2509

dana.ward@wyo.gov






Archived Training

Topic: Advanced Health Care Directives and what youth turning 18 (and older) should know about them

Date:  Original presentation held December 7, 2010  4:00 - 5:00 pm

Archive Location:   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/wyoming-foster-care


Handouts:

  Advanced Healthcare Directives for Youth - Powerpoint Presentation    

  Advanced Healthcare Directives pamphlet   

  Advanced Healthcare Directives form





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