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Open your heart and your home to a vulnerable child

Every day, foster families across Prince Edward Island open their homes and their hearts to children who need safe and loving homes. At any given time, there are about 170 children in foster care receiving a safe and nurturing home environment where they feel loved and supported.

Foster families play an important role in our communities by providing care on a short or long-term basis for children up to age 18.

How do I know if foster parenting may be right for me?

You may have been thinking for a long time about welcoming a child into your home through foster care. Our frequently asked questions and answers will help you decide if foster parenting is the best choice for you now.

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Upcoming Foster Parent Information session

Plan to attend an information session to learn more about becoming a foster parent. Sessions will be held on:

Thursday March 26, 2015 at 5:15 p.m. at the Prince County Hospital, 65 Roy Boates Ave. Summerside. Meeting will be held in the St. Lawrence Room.

Thursday April 2, 2015 at 12 noon at the O'Leary Access PEI Centre, 45 East Drive, O'Leary. Meeting will be held in the Boardroom.

Wednesday April 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Catholic Family Services Bureau, 129 Pownal Street, Charlottetown. 

Call (902) 368-5330 for more information or to register for any of the sessions.


Supporting Foster Families

Foster parents open their homes and their hearts to provide safe, secure home environments for children. Do you have room for one more?

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