FOSTER CARE: RESOURCES
*Note: All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public. The DCHS Foster Care Unit does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.
General Resources

Resources for Foster Parents
Resources for Foster Children
  • Handbook for Youth in Foster Care

  • Foster Club: FosterClub is the national network of young people in foster care. Membership is FREE!

  • TeenCentral.Net: TeenCentral.Net is a safe, free and totally anonymous site that offers help when you need it most. Teens who have a problem, question, difficult situation or just want to vent, write their “story” and there will be an answer waiting within 24-hours.

  • Youth Communication: Youth Communication helps marginalized youth develop their full potential through reading and writing, so that they can succeed in school and at work and contribute to their communities.
Videos about Foster Care
We hope these videos will serve to both inspire and inform.

  • We Interrupt - Part 1


  • We Interrupt - Part 2


  • ReMoved



  • Foster Care in Wisconsin


  • Ann's Story - A Foster Care Story


  • Foster Care Promo



  • Ethan & Erin


  • Wayne & Peggy


  • Best Foster Care PSA Ever


  • Shelter from the Storm


  • Montgomery Moments...


Do you have more questions? Would you like to apply? Please call 608-242-NEED (242-6333) or 608-242-6303 and talk with a Dane County Human Services Foster Care staff member.


HOURS OF OPERATION
MONDAY - FRIDAY: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Phone 608-242-NEED (6333)

Fax 608-242-6294

 

GET THE PROCESS STARTED TO BECOME A
DANE COUNTY FOSTER PARENT


 

UPCOMING INFORMATION MEETINGS

Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
Thursday, March 14th, 2019
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
Thursday, September 19th, 2019
Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Start Time: 7 p.m.
Room 110, 1202 Northport Drive, Madison WI


Can’t make it to a meeting? Call 608-242-6303 to set up an individual meeting!