With relief care, you provide care for foster kids on a temporary basis – just a day or two at a time. Relief parents support full-time foster parents, giving them time off when they need it and helping to ensure Oregon’s foster kids receive the best possible care. Relief parents can also provide care for a kid who is waiting for a local agency to find a longer-term home.
Relief care is a way to make a difference in the lives of young people, with a lower commitment than full-time fostering.
– CARMEN, RELIEF PARENT
As a relief parent, you’ll be a part of a team supporting Oregon’s foster kids and families. Here’s what’s involved:
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