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Assistance for Current and Future Foster Parents

Please explore the following links to learn more about programs, services, and other important resources for foster parents, those interested in becoming foster parents, and others with a heart for children in Manatee County:

Becoming a Foster Parent

  • Covenant Kids Manor
    Detailed information on becoming a foster parent, specializing in sibling and group care.
  • Medical Foster Care
    Information and training for foster parents with children who have special medical needs.
  • Camelot Community Care
    Training and aid for foster parents with children with with severe mental, emotional, or behavioral health needs.
  • Kinship Services, Inc.
    Information and services for foster parents with children in need of intense therapeutic intervention.

Learn More

Download our Foster Care Agency Guide to learn more about each agency in our community.

DOWNLOAD AGENCY GUIDE

Parent and Family Resources

  • 211 Community Resources
    Search United Way’s 211 Community Resource Directory to connect with a variety of available resources available to those need, or simply dial 211.
  • Manatee County FAPA
    The Manatee County Foster & Adoptive Parent Association helps foster and adoptive families connect and grow.
  • Parenting Matters Programs
    A variety of in-home, group, and other parenting programs are available from Parenting Matters in Bradenton.

Additional Resources

  • Report Child Abuse
    Report abuse or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults to the Florida Department of Children and Families.

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