Throughout Hampton Roads, thousands of individuals and families have chosen to foster or adopt a child in need… Won’t you join them?
Foster Care at The Up CenterThe Up Center’s Therapeutic Foster Care and Foster-to-Adopt programs serve a diverse group of children, ranging in age from birth to 18 years. During your foster parenting experience, a wealth of support services is provided, as well as countless benefits of fostering a child.
Foster Parents Are Everyday Heroes.Single or married, young or old–they provide shelter, sustenance, and healing to children in desperate need of stability. In addition to making a difference in the life of a child, when you foster through The Up Center, you receive:
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Seeing them grow and develop has been amazing.”
– Carol S., Foster Parent
I have now fostered nine children and have kept one under my wing forever. Fostering is for me…and a year and a half ago, I learned adoption is for me, too. I am sure I would not be here if it wasn’t for The Up Center and the Foster Care/Adoption staff.”
– Linda Y., Foster Parent
Foster Care & Adoption Services Staff
To refer a child:Heather Wilson Intake Coordinator email@example.com (757) 965-8668
To become a foster parent:Heather Watkins Outreach & Recruitment Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 965-8649