noun; a woman who looks after or brings up a child or children as a mother, in place of the natural mother. Also see, Superwoman and Wonder Woman.
noun; a man who takes the place of a father in raising a child. Also see, Superman and Mr. Incredible.
noun; a person who acts as the parent for a child in place of the child’s natural parents. Responsible for day to day care giving duties. Providing a safe dwelling place for the child to live, grow and learn.
Together, the child and parent become a Foster Family. Also see, protector, guardian, friend, confidant, supporter and provider.
Clarke-Frederick-Winchester Foster Care is dedicated to the success of all foster placements and that means supporting our foster families in every way possible. Words cannot express the importance of your role in the lives of foster children in our community. We thank you for all you have done and are already in awe of things that you will do for our children in the future.
It is our hope that this page will be an information tool for you to use to keep up to date on the happenings of CFW, to include learning about upcoming In-Service training sessions (remember 10 hours of continued education are needed each year) and community events and support services.