With over 400 children in the Gaston County foster care system right now, the need for safe and caring homes is at an all time high. By choosing to become a foster parent and opening your home to a child in need, you have the opportunity to change the trajectory of their future.
Did you know that only about 54% of children in foster care graduate from high school? Although foster homes are often temporary environments, the stability and security they can provide at a time of uncertainty makes a world of difference in these children's lives. Having a safe place where their needs are met can help these children and teens thrive in a way that they may not have otherwise been able to. You can be the bridge to their brighter future.