ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BECOMING A FOSTER/ADOPTIVE PARENT, OR BECOMING A MENTOR TO A CHILD OR YOUNG PERSON IN CARE? What does being a foster parent mean? Foster parents are loving and responsible families or individuals willing to offer child a home, their time, love and support until they return to their biological families or find a permanent home. What are the benefits? The satisfaction of knowing that you are helping a child in need of love and care! The State will provide financial assistance for each foster child living in your home. If you are a working individual, the State will also cover the cost of an authorized daycare center or person; and will cover all medical expenses of the child. Please attend this important informational workshop to learn more about how you can make a difference in the life of a child!