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Welcome to the Indiana DCS Foster Care Website!

Be a hero for a foster child image of mother & son.

Listen to Michael and Toni talk about the joys and responsibilities of being foster parents

“…sometimes these (foster) kids come from homes where their parents are absent…they don’t know their dads or moms…it’s amazing what happens when you help a child that’s never been helped…”
--Michael, Indianapolis foster dad
Click to hear Michael and Toni talk about being foster parents. 30 minutes

Consider becoming a Foster Parent...

 With more foster parents...we will be able to:
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  • Increase the number of locally placed children 
  • Reduce the number of placements disruptions
  • Allow sibling groups to remain together 
  • Foster Care Considerations