Foster care was ranked 12th on the 2014 Needs Assessment.  The counties have identified the following needs to help solve this problem:  

  • More Approved Foster Care Homes
  • More Local Placements of Children Placed Into Care

For more information on foster care and what can be done to improve it, follow the links below:

General Information Regarding Foster Care

Alabama Foster and Adoptive Parent Association

Alabama Mentor - Therapeutic Foster Care Program 

Gateway - Therapeutic Foster Placement