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Why Should I Foster?

Foster parents provide children in need with a safe, supportive and stable environment during challenging times. There are hundreds of children in Nova Scotia in need of foster care. If you’re a stable, healthy adult with patience, understanding and love to give, you may have what it takes to give a child the home environment they desperately need.
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We exist to support all foster parents, Regular and Kinship, in Nova Scotia, and we provide a wide variety of resources to foster families. Click here to learn more about who we are, our support services and training programs.
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News & Events

Outstanding Youth awards

Outstanding Youth Awards - Postponed   Update: With nominations still rolling in, the December 14th OYAs will be postponed to ensure that all youth being put forward are able to be included and…

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2022 Fall Winter Newsletter

2022 Fall Winter Newsletter   "A Communication Link with Foster Families Across the Province" Here is the latest edition of the Fostering Community Newsletter! 2022 Fall Winter Newsletter    

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Outstanding youth awards

Outstanding Youth Awards   The Outstanding Youth Awards are coming! OYA! The OYAs awards banquet is a very special way to celebrate and promote the success that children in care find despite the…

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Greetings from the Minister

Greetings from the Honourable Karla MacFarlane, Minister of Community Services   As part of Foster Family Appreciation Week, we want to recognize our amazing foster caregivers and families for all they do for…

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