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Resources for Families caring for a foster child

Foster Family PictureResources for Families caring for a foster child 

As May 2021, 70% of foster children are in family-like homes, over 14% are in congregate care and nearly 15% are in kinship care. Carolina Family Engagement Center is connecting with community organizations to ensure foster families have equitable access to public education, regardless of a child’s guardianship circumstances. 

Here are some resources that can help: 

National Resources

Local Resources: 

Local foster care support groups: 

Guide to Financial Empowerment for Youth Who Have Aged Out of Foster Care -