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WHO WE SERVE

Welcome to Brighter Futures Foster Care Agency! We are dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of those in need. As a foster parent, you have the power to transform someone's life. We serve diverse populations, each with unique needs. Together, we can create brighter futures for these individuals.

Children Needing Loving Homes:
  • In our region, there are approximately 10,000 children in need of foster care every year.

  • Unique Needs: Children needing loving homes may have experienced neglect, abuse, or other challenging circumstances. They require stability, safety, and emotional support.

    • Educational Support: Many children in foster care face educational disruptions. They may benefit from tutoring, educational advocacy, and access to extracurricular activities.

    • Access to Healthcare: Some children may have unmet healthcare needs. We collaborate with healthcare providers to ensure they receive proper medical care and support.

    • Trauma-Informed Care: Children in foster care often have experienced trauma. Our agency provides trauma-informed care, counselling, and therapeutic services to help them heal.

 

Supporting Diverse Backgrounds:
  • Our agency serves children from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds, with over 40% of children in foster care representing diverse communities.

  • Unique Needs: We are committed to serving children from diverse backgrounds with understanding, respect, and cultural sensitivity.

    • Cultural Competence: Our agency values cultural competence and provides training to foster parents to ensure they can provide culturally sensitive care.

    • Celebrating Diversity: We encourage foster families to embrace and celebrate the unique cultural backgrounds of the children in their care.

 

Preserving Sibling Bonds:
  • Approximately 60% of sibling groups are separated upon entering foster care, but our agency strives to keep siblings together whenever possible.

  • Unique Needs: We recognize the significance of maintaining sibling bonds and the positive impact it has on children's well-being.

    • Sibling Placement: Our priority is to place siblings together in foster homes to maintain their connections and provide emotional support.

    • Supportive Services: We offer ongoing support and resources to foster families caring for sibling groups, including counseling.

 

Empowering Teenagers:
  • Around 20% of children in foster care are teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18.

  • Unique Needs: Teenagers in foster care require support during their transition to adulthood, including guidance, life skills training, educational support, and opportunities for personal growth.

    • Life Skills Training: We provide comprehensive life skills training, covering areas such as financial literacy, job readiness, and independent living skills.

    • Educational Support: Our agency assists teens in navigating the education system, accessing tutoring, and exploring post-secondary education options.

 

Caring for Individuals with Special Needs:
  • Our agency serves youth and adults with intellectual disabilities, related conditions, or acquired brain injuries, accounting for approximately 15% of the individuals in foster care.

  • Unique Needs: Individuals with special needs require specialized care, support, and access to resources.

    • Specialized Foster Care: We have expertise in providing specialized foster care services and work closely with disability service organizations to ensure comprehensive care.

    • Individualized Support Plans: Each individual receives a Person-centered support plan that addresses their specific needs and goals.

    • Collaboration with Professionals: We collaborate with healthcare professionals, therapists, and educators to provide holistic care and support.

At Brighter Futures Foster Care Agency, we are passionate about serving diverse populations and creating brighter futures for those in need. By becoming a foster parent, you can make a lasting impact on someone's life. We offer comprehensive support, training, and resources to guide you through the foster care journey. Together, we can provide the love and care these individuals deserve. Contact us today to learn more about making a difference as a foster parent.

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EVERY CHILD DESERVES A HOME AND LOVE. PERIOD.

Dave Thomas

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We're Here To Support You On Your Foster Care Journey...

We may be able to answer some of your initial questions here in our FAQ’s but please get in touch if you have any other questions and/or would like an informal chat with someone about the process.

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