â€¢ Dare Family Services is one of the oldest and most well-respected foster care agencies in the state. Since 1964 Dare has been providing services to vulnerable children and adults.
â€¢ Foster parents are a critical member of the treatment team; their input and skills are valued and respected.
â€¢ Dare foster parents feel part of a community.
â€¢ Dare Family Services provides excellent training on pertinent topics by a licensed clinical director. The clinical director also provides individual consultations to families and children.
â€¢ In-home support is provided weekly to both the child and to the foster parents.
â€¢ On-call support services are available 24 hours a day. You are never alone.
â€¢ Foster parents learn skills that also help with the parenting of their own children and life situations.
â€¢ The staff at Dare Family Services is well trained and supportive.
â€¢ Group team meetings provide helpful strategies to deal with difficult situations.
â€¢ Respite (paid vacation) is provided to foster parents.