• Foster caregivers are important community members who not only provide temporary homes for children and youth but facilitate connections and reunification with their families and communities. Their contributions are invaluable.
  • Foster caregivers are part of the community that cares for children, youth, and families. Most child welfare agencies are accepting applications for new foster caregivers, especially those from diverse backgrounds.
  • Child welfare agencies strive to match foster caregivers with the identities of the children and youth and their communities, reflecting their race, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. More: https://www.oacas.org/2023/10/honouring-ontario-foster-caregivers-during-foster-family-appreciation-week-2023/
  • OACAS thanks all foster caregivers for the work they do every day to support the children, youth, and families in their community. “They provide essential support, and we are grateful for their unwavering commitment.”