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Foster Care and the Military

By: Together We Rise | March 24, 2017

Are you a military family that is considering foster care or adoption?

Just because you or your spouse is a serviceperson, you are not restricted from either fostering or adopting! A common myth is that military families are not able to foster or adopt children. Although sometimes military families relocate, there are many opportunities for families to foster or adopt while enlisted.

Military families across the United States are interested in using their resources to help children in need. Just because a family member is enlisted, they are not exempt from fostering or adopting. Parents who wish to foster while living on a military base or while enlisted go through the same processes as any other foster parents would. Depending on their job within the military, that will decide whether or not they are prone to relocations or deployments. To make things easier, most military families are asked...continue reading

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