Why Foster? The Need for Foster Care!

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On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @SaintAorg hosted our second #FosterChat on Twitter in partnership with the Coalition for Children, Youth & Families. We looked into the need for foster care and why you should foster. According to our Twitter snapshot on Union Metrics, our twitter chat had over 100,000 potential impressions, reaching 5,894 people.

Thank you to everyone that participated, if you missed September’s #FosterChat, you can join us next month as we discuss shared parenting, the ins and outs of co-parenting on Wednesday, October 11 at Noon (CST). Below is our recap of this month’s informative and insightful chat.

Q1: Is there an unmet need in foster care?

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: What are the needs of the kids in general foster care?

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: What are the needs of the kids in treatment foster care?

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: What are the challenges of siblings entering foster care?

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: What are the challenges of teens entering foster care?

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: What are your top 3 reasons someone should foster a teen?

See all the great answers to question 6 here!

Q7: How can foster parents work with biological parents towards reunification?

See all the great answers to question 7 here!

Q8: What do foster youth need most?

See all the great answers to question 8 here!

Thank you so much to the @CoalitionforCYF and our passionate community for sharing such great answers in this chat! We look forward to seeing you again next month!

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