How long do children stay in care?
Some placements are short term but typically, the stay can last as long as 18 months. The length of time is determined by the birth parent’s ability to engage in services which will help them provide a safe and stable home.

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1. Why become a foster parent?
2. Why do children come into foster care?
3. How long is the foster care certification process?
4. What if I have an arrest record?
5. How quickly will you place a child in my home?
6. How long do children stay in care?
7. What about the birth family?
8. How can I afford to care for a foster child?