Foster Care Group Homes Kennewick WA

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Abc Pediatrics
(509) 586-5861
Kennewick, WA
Washington Department Of Social And Health Services
(509) 545-2411
Pasco, WA
Polish Adoptions
(206) 932-0750
11838 22nd Ave SW
Burien, WA
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Infant Adoption
Foster Adoption Assistance

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Open Adoption Services
(509) 328-6274
1623 W. Gardner
Spokane, WA
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
International Adoption Program
Infant Adoption
Foster Adoption Assistance

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Catholic Community Services
100 23rd Ave. S
Seattle, WA
Lutheran Social Services Of Washington, Southeast Area
(509) 735-6446
Kennewick, WA
Catholic Family And Child Services
(509) 946-4645
Richland, WA
A Child's Dream
P.O. Box 680
Poulsbo, WA
Open Adoption Services
12136 NE 107th Avenue
Kirkland, WA
Adoption Advocates International
709 South Peabody,
Port Angeles, WA
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Foster Care Group Homes

Foster care group homes are supervised living arrangements for any minor or adult who is unable to live in a traditional family environment.

Differences Between Foster Care and Group Homes:


    Foster Care - a foster child lives in a family setting, with foster parents
    Group Homes - these homes are more like dormitories, the residents may become close friends or they may even consider one another family

    Age of Residents:

    Foster Care- provides a temporary family to minors under the age of 18
    Group Homes - a living arrangement for adults or children who are unable to live independently

    Reasons for Placements:

    Foster Care - these children are often unable to live with their families because of abuse, neglect, parental imprisonment, or behavioral issues.
    Group Homes - this type of arrangement is usually for adults or children with disabilities or behavior problems, where they can get the professional assistance they need. However, some group homes are staffed with relatively young shift workers with high turnover.


    Foster Care - foster families are given funds by a state or county social service agency, who then monitors decisions related to care.
    Group Homes - can be financed by organizations, either profit or nonprofit, or funded by the government.

    Goals of Care:

    Foster Care - to provide children with a safe temporary environment until they can rejoin their family, become adopted, or unti...

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