What we do to help:
The LAYC Foster Care Program is a licensed foster care provider in the District of Columbia. In order to provide children in foster care with safe, loving, and stable homes, the program recruits and trains both English and Spanish-speaking individuals/ families and licenses them as traditional foster families or kinship caretakers.
Once a child is placed in the home of a licensed family, the LAYC Foster Care Program provides supportive foster care services to the child, the foster family and the child’s biological family.
The population we serve:
Children served are newborns to 21 years old who have been removed from their biological families by the District of Columbia’s Child & Family Services Agency due to child abuse or neglect.
As a foster/kinship family you can help:
As a foster family you will gain:
Who can be a foster parent of kinship care giver?
Prospective foster parents/kinship caregivers can be married or single; male or female, with or without children, English or Spanish speakers; renters or homeowners; U.S. citizens/legal residents or undocumented persons; etc. Both traditional and non-traditional families are welcome to apply.
All program applicants must: