Get to the heart of foster care

This National Foster Care Month, learn what foster care really is—through our new series of 5 short videos.

What is foster care? 

Who are the kids in foster care?

What makes a good foster parent? 

What is foster care like, and how do I do it?

What are the steps to becoming a foster parent? 

Is foster care on your heart?

If you’re thinking about becoming a foster parent, you already have a big heart for children and families—that’s essential! You’ll also need training and support, and we’ll make sure you have plenty of both.

To get you started, we’ve developed a series of five short videos that answer several of the most common questions about how to become a foster parent.

The videos can be watched individually or all together. You’ll hear from foster parents, sharing their experiences and helping you understand what to expect.  

Family is at the heart of foster care

When you foster a child, you have a unique opportunity to be part of a family’s comeback story. It’s not easy, but you won’t be alone.

You’ll be part of a team of professionals, wrapping around a whole family during a difficult time. You can do this, and we’ll be there with you the whole way.  

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Download free foster care resources

Download free resources to help spread the word about foster care and the urgent need for more foster parents.

Bulletin Insert

A two-sided bulletin insert you can share during your church services—even if you’re doing a livestream.



A beautiful poster to share virtually, or in your church, neighborhood, or office.


PowerPoint Slide

A PowerPoint slide to display during your church service or other presentation this month.


Become a foster parent

Wherever you are in your foster care journey, we’re here for you. Contact us and we’ll connect you with your local Bethany office!

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