About


Welcome to Foster Care Friends Inc. This 501c 3 nonprofit organization was created with the foster parent in mind. We want to be a friend that you can call on anytime day or night. As a former foster parent, we know that there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur on your journey of becoming a foster parent. Foster Care Friends wants to make sure that you have all the tools you need to be successful on your journey. We are here to help with  PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING, CPR/FIRST AID/BABYSITTING & AED CERTIFICATION, NOTARY SERVICE, CLOTHING, TOILETRIES, ADVICE, etcWe want you to know that you are not in this alone, you have a friend to call on!

CHARGE

Foster Care Friends Inc. is a community-based organization with a Vision to provide structured interventions to meet the growing service needs within the community through increased awareness, empowerment, and education for individuals and families.

MISSION 

The agency exists to provide a continuum of quality consumer-driven services to individuals, families, and community stakeholders to foster healthy lifestyle choices. Foster Care Friends Inc. Philosophy is to use innovative initiatives, in partnership with community stakeholders, to implement best practice approaches to respond to the changing and diverse needs of individuals and families.

OVERVIEW

Foster Care Friends focus is to provide services to youth and young adults 6-21 years old who are involved with the juvenile justice and/or child welfare systems. The goal is to provide individualized supportive services to support the achievement of one’s maximum potential to become a productive member of society. Foster Care Friends Inc., goal is to prevent high school drop-out, unplanned pregnancy, and substance use/abuse by adolescents by promoting higher education and career development, awareness of healthy relationships, and educating adolescents to promote abstinence from mood-altering substances.



Be The Change... That You Want To See...

Rev. Shivern Jeter
Executive Director.