Parent-focused

Fostering Siblings

September 24, 2018 – One of the things we tell families interested in fostering is that when a child comes into foster care, they likely will... Read More...

Teenagers – Why Not?!

September 19, 2018 – Henry and Mark Haws of Wasatch County have been foster parents since 2015. Like many families, they faced fears about bringing teenagers... Read More...

Being Seen

September 5, 2018 – By Heidi Naylor -Foster/Adoptive Mom & UFC Retention Services Specialist “Being safe is about being seen and heard, and allowed to be... Read More...

Just Kids

August 15, 2018 – Utah Foster Care holds a number of events exclusively for foster families each year to show our appreciation for their commitment to... Read More...

Secure, Stable, & Warm

August 14, 2018 – Jennie Sheperd brings a wealth of experience to her job as foster-adoptive consultant for Utah Foster Care. Jennie and her husband are... Read More...

Blake’s Story

November 20, 2017 – A shy and awkward 15-year-old, Blake did not know how to ride a bike. He grew up around drugs, had been in... Read More...

Adoption Month Events

November 3, 2017 – Want to Adopt a Child?  Utah Foster Care (UFC) invites your family to learn more about adopting through foster care at events... Read More...

De-escalating Tantrums

October 5, 2017 – Dealing with tantrums, or sudden/severe behaviors at any age can be one of the more frustrating aspects about parenting. Often, we find... Read More...

Never Too Late

August 23, 2017 – In January, after thirteen months in care, Liz and Derik Howcroft adopted their daughter Katlyn. Adopting from foster care isn’t unusual. In... Read More...