Monthly Online Training Support Groups For Western Washington
Fostering Together also offers online support groups each month with training hours provided.
Kudi la Kukuza Online Support Group (This group is for African American caregivers and for those who care for African American foster youth. Training topics will vary each month.)
Fostering Together Online Support Group (This monthly online training group is open to everyone and training topics will vary each month.)
Facebook Support Groups
We also offer online support through Facebook where you can “meet” with other caregivers, exchange ideas and get information on current events. For more information or to be added to either of these groups, please check them out at the following links.
Fostering Together-Becoming a Foster Parent (This group is open to anyone going through or thinking about going through the licensing process and is a resident and lives in Western Washington.)
Fostering Together-LGBTQ Group (This group is to offer support to families who support LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ Caregivers.)
Fostering Together-Foster 2 Adopt Group (This group is open to anyone who is a foster to adopt home or who has adopted a child from foster care.)
Fostering Together-Deaf Foster Children Network (This group is open to anyone who would like to foster a deaf child or is fostering a deaf child and/or is hearing impaired themselves.)
Fostering Together-Kinship Caregivers (This group is open to all relative caregivers.)
Medically Fragile & Complex Fostering Together (This group is for caregivers caring for medically fragile and complex children)
These groups are for licensed and relative caregivers residing in Northwestern Washington. The purpose of these groups is to provide a network of support and also provide information, resources, and notices for special events in your community.
Region 2 covers of Whatcom, Skagit, Island, Snohomish, King Counties.
Region 3 covers Pierce, Kitsap, Jefferson, Callam, Cowlitz, Lewis, Wahkiakum, Clark, Skamania, Thurston, Mason, Pacific and Grays Harbor.
For more information on any of these groups, please contact Shala Crow at Shala-Crow@olivecrest.org