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Found permanent, loving homes.

Children enter foster care for many reasons - poverty, abuse, and neglect - but never because of their own choice. We are always looking for families with room in their homes and their hearts to care for one or more children in foster care. We provide our foster parents with training, compensation to help with expenses, and round the clock support from our incredible staff. For families looking to become a forever family for a child in foster care, we provide a full array of supportive services to make that dream a reality.

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Foster Home Licensing
Foster Home Studies
Pre-Service Training (all levels)
Foster Home Licensing
Annual In-Service Training
Foster Home Support

Become A Foster Parent

Do you feel the call to be a Good Shepherd foster parent? Foster parents open their homes and hearts to children in need of a safe and loving environment. Our foster families receive extensive training and support, and the process of becoming a foster parent usually takes a minimum of four months.

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Treatment Foster Care

Treatment Foster Care is for youth of both genders, ages 12-21, who are in foster care and experiences challenges in a traditional foster home setting. Treatment foster homes accept the responsibility of providing a structured home environment, therapeutic interventions, and additional supervision or oversight.

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Fostering Faithful Families

Fostering Faithful Families is a project to engage the Catholic Faith Community in support of foster families.  The Good Shepherd Fostering Faithful Families (FFF) project is a collaborative effort with other agencies to recruit foster and adoptive families within respective congregations.

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An Unexpected Blessing

As part of St. Louis Partners, our Foster Care Program provides case management and resource development aimed at healing and reuniting families, as well as connecting severely abused and neglected youth with permanent loving homes.

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Ethel’s Story

As part of St. Louis Partners, our Foster Care Program provides case management and resource development aimed at healing and reuniting families, as well as connecting severely abused and neglected youth with permanent loving homes.

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The Catalanotto’s Story

As part of St. Louis Partners, our Foster Care Program provides case management and resource development aimed at healing and reuniting families, as well as connecting severely abused and neglected youth with permanent loving homes.

See All of Our True Life Stories