A photo still of a child's bedroom, taken from a video story from KSL.

Foster Parent Shortage

You may have heard that Utah is experiencing a surge in the number of children being placed in foster care because of abuse or neglect.

In fact, the Division of Child & Family Services (DCFS) is having trouble finding foster homes for even young children. Many of these young children also have older brothers and sisters and that means they need to be placed together, in the same home.

The news media has drawn attention to the plight of these children—the latest? A story by KSL’s Ashley Kewish…

A Growing Number of Kids in Need of Your Help (KSL)

The first step in finding out more about foster parenting is to place a call to Utah Foster Care (UFC) at (877) 505-5437. We have offices around the state of Utah and we can connect you to local staff members who can answer questions and guide you through the process.

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