foster care

(redirected from Foster children)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Foster children: Foster youth
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to foster care

supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home

References in periodicals archive ?
Former and present foster children called it the "Let Kids Be Kids Bill" while foster parents touted it as the "Permission to Parent Bill.
The Texas House approved legislation Thursday on a voice vote that would require the guardians of foster children to give informed consent before a foster child could be put on psychotropic drugs.
Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida (FFC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide the abused, neglected and abandoned children in Southwest Florida's foster care system with the social, educational and financial support the state does not.
Foster children should not be left alone near any body of water even for a moment.
I tell people looking to have foster children that you can't look at it as a second job," Mrs.
Legislation passed last week would provide up to four years of college tuition for foster children in "good academic standing" who complete 100 of community service each year.
Since 2005, when a onetime runaway from Palmdale, Krystina Kessler, asked county supervisors to investigate why so many foster children were missing, the DCFS has located hundreds of missing children.
Janet Napolitano signed the nation's first K-12 tuition scholarship program for foster children.
Congress to participate in the Angels in Adoption program as a means of recognizing individuals from their home states who have improved the lives of foster children and orphans.
In this book, Girls and Boys Town offers these committed foster parents the professional tools they need, not only to care for foster children but to actually help them get better.
This poignant recounting of the lives of various foster children is read well by actress Wilbanks.
Case in point: She was just 9 when she discovered that foster children in her hometown of Murrells Inlet, S.
SASKATOON -- A Crown prosecutor, a therapist and a Saskatoon police officer have all been found liable for malicious prosecution of 12 members of a Saskatchewan family that were charged with sexual assault of three foster children in the early 1990's.
That is not the case in mainstream American society, where foster parents are paid child care staff (assumed by many to be motivated by money), and foster children are perceived to be waifs or "bad kids" dressed in cast-off clothes and probably on their way to prison or other unfortunate ends.
Bryan Samuels' dispassionate demeanor was evident as he struggled to capture the attention of teenage foster children who were being honored at a luncheon this summer.