When you hear the words “Foster Care” What comes to  your mind?

What We Do

Fostering the Family ignites churches and communities to support foster and adoptive families.

Get Involved

Joining our Care Communities gives you a special opportunity to personally help a foster family.

“Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. ” – James 1:27

Here are some Facts about the Foster Care Crisis

There are over 4,500 children in foster care in South Carolina, 400 of these children are able to be adopted.

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60% are between the ages of 0-5 years (At bottom of page- stat. Confirmation from Children’s Bureau 2019)

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60% of children enter foster care because of neglect.

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More than 50% of foster parents quit within their first year of service.

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An estimated 65% of adoptive placements disrupt, which results in returning the children to foster care.

The majority of girls who age out of the system are pregnant within 2 years.

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Over 60% of children caught up in sex trafficking come out of the foster care system.

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50%+ of prison inmates come from the foster system.

Fostering the Family exists to work with the church and volunteers to create one of the 3 P’s of Possibility! 

BECOME PROACTIVE

BECOME PROGRESSIVE

BECOME A PIONEER

We are proud to announce we have recently completed accreditation with ECFA standards of Responsible Stewardship.