Lunch Break With The Village

Short-term Foster Care, Lifelong Impact

May 18, 2023

Did you know that the CT foster care system has changed? Learn about new short-term care and how it helps change lives by providing children and teens with a safe, nurturing home to find stability.

We heard from Village Foster Care Clinician Will McClendon and Village Foster Parent Dave Thompson to learn details of short-term “respite” care, including how it helps reduce stress, prevent family disruption and reunite families when possible.

Want to learn more about becoming a foster parent? See how you can make an impact through a few months of care.

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