More than 660,000 nationwide per year and 400,000 per day.
Nearly 8,000 in Georgia. Only 45-50 percent of the necessary
families to serve them. The number of foster children needing care,
and the lack of available foster families, at first seems
However, there are more than 400,000 Christian churches in our
country, serving an estimated population of more than 100 million
evangelical Christians. That's potentially 350 Christians for every
foster child. Or conversely, two foster children for each
FaithBridge Foster Care encourages you to join us in solving our
country's foster care crisis. Our strategy outlines
a process to move "from crisis to community" and our model creates
Communities of CareSM. We bring together child welfare
agencies and workers, local
families and trained volunteers to ensure the
best possible placement for each child. Together, we can restore
our communities and families.
Become a Foster Parent or a Volunteer
Encounter FaithBridge is our orientation to
Christian foster care ministry. You can get started one of three
- Complete the information session online,
- Request a one-on-one meeting with a FaithBridge associate at a
time and location of your choosing
- Or, register for an upcoming Encounter FaithBridge at.
Complete FaithBridge Foundations
FaithBridge Foundations training is an intensive, multi-day
event designed to prepare a couple for the physical, emotional and
spiritual demands of foster care.
Complete Support Team Volunteer
If you are unable to be a foster or respite parent but would
like to participate in foster care ministry, FaithBridge Foster
Care welcomes support team volunteers with a variety of interests
and skills to participate as members of our Community of Care.
**Begin your volunteer approval paperwork and pring it
with you to volunteer training. Alos, please bring a photo copy of
your driver's license and a copy of your auto insurance when you
arrive to volunteer training.**