Spanish Services Consultant Location: Murray, Utah Reports To: Lead Consultant Closing Date: July 30, 2018 Annual Salary range: $33,000 to $43,000 depending on experience Want to use your skills to help children? This is the job for you. Utah Foster Care (UFC), a non-profit child welfare agency, is seeking a Spanish Services Consultant for the […]

A winged unicorn. A peregrine falcon and sego lily. A beloved tiger. Do you know someone who would love to have a unique work of art, while donating to make life better for kids in foster care? This year’s Chalk Art Festival featured three murals, all done in pastel chalk on canvases by some of […]

Editor’s note: May is National Foster Care Month. But for those of us at Utah Foster Care, every day could be titled “Find a Foster Parent Day.” We continually answer the question, “Who are the kids in foster care?” and “How great is the need for foster parents?” To put it simply, these are children caught up […]

Imagínese tener que dejar todo lo que es familiar para usted- su casa, sus pertenencias, su familia- y tener que llegar a un hogar donde no hablan su idioma, comen diferente, y se ven distintos a usted. Es un poco temeroso, ¿cierto? Desafortunadamente, para los niños Latinos bajo la custodia del estado de Utah, esto […]

Time for Our 9th Annual Utah Foster Care Symposium! Join foster parents*, social workers, child advocates, educators, and their allies for a one-day symposium at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Park City! Ticket sales open February 1st and end Friday, April 13th at 5pm—or when all seats are filled (whichever comes first). We will sell-out […]

Jeff and Laura Tesch live in Eden and always wanted a family. “Like a lot of young married couples, we wanted babies,” says Laura. “I ached for a baby.” But they soon found out that having their own biological children was not possible. Infertility meant they would have to find another way to start their […]

Each month, Liz Rivera welcomes a new crop of families to her pre-service training class for people wanting to become licensed foster parents. And she knows every person sitting in that class is scared to death. Freaked out. Scared of the unknown. Scared of the horror stories about who the kids in foster care really […]

You’ve heard it. You’ve thought it. “I could never be a foster parent! It’s too hard to love a child and then see them go back home.” “Foster parents do it for the money” “You must be a saint to be a foster parent!” We’ve taken a lot of phone calls from people all over […]

Are you looking for a little boost and a lot of new ideas? How about completing your in-service training credit hours or CEUs? If so, you don’t want to miss this year’s annual Symposium. Each year, Utah Foster Care brings together foster parents, child welfare professionals, and therapists from throughout Utah to hear nationally-acclaimed speakers […]

Here, at Utah Foster Care, we’re taking in all the sights, sounds, and smells of the holiday season. Our hearts burst with joy every time a generous group of people walks through our doors with toys, blankets, or presents in tow for Utah children in foster care. Will you help us ensure that no child is without by […]