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How to Become a Foster Parent in Georgia

Are you looking to become a foster parent in Georgia? Our guide can help — check out this step-by-step process to getting licensed for foster care.

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Foster to Adopt in Georgia: How it Works

With over 11,000 children in care in Georgia, adopting through foster care is an amazing way to provide them with a forever home. Read on to learn...

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How to Become a Foster Parent in Pennsylvania

Are you looking to become a foster parent in PA? Let us help guide you through the process. From applications to home studies, here’s what you need...

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13 Applied Behavior Analysis Examples

Applied Behavior Analysis is a method for understanding and changing specific behaviors. Learn all about ABA with these 13 examples!

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What Is Fictive Kin Placement in Foster Care?

Before you get too far into the foster application process, it’s important to know what might keep you from getting licensed. Here’s what you need to...

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What is Emotional Abuse in Children?

Unlike physical abuse, emotional abuse wounds the heart and soul, making it less noticeable but equally harmful. Learn how you can make a difference.

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6 Celebrities Who Were In Foster Care

Many children in care grow up to do incredible things despite hardship. Let’s look at the inspiring stories of 6 celebrities who were in foster care.

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NJ Foster Care Adoption: Your Complete Guide

Change a life by adopting a child in New Jersey! Here’s everything you need to know about NJ foster care adoption, from the process to support...

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How Much Does Foster Care Pay in Indiana?

Indiana provides foster parents with a stipend to help. It is only meant to be used for childcare costs. Find out more about the stipend in our blog!

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Helping Your Children Understand Foster Care

If you’re a parent, welcoming a child in care into your home can create plenty of questions. Use our guide when talking to your family to help answer...

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How to Become a Foster Parent in Indiana

Looking for information on how to become a foster parent in Indiana? Here’s what you need to know — from basic requirements to home studies.

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Foster to Adopt in Ohio: Your Complete Guide

When a child in care can’t be reunited with their parents, fostering to adopt is an incredible way to provide a forever home. Here’s how it works in...

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What is Special Needs Foster Care?

Special needs foster care, often called medically fragile foster care, help children living with certain disabilities thrive. Read more in our blog!

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How to Become a Foster Parent in Ohio

The state of Ohio always needs foster parents ready to step in and care for children in need! Here’s how to become a foster parent in Ohio.

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How to Become a Foster Parent in Maryland

Looking to take a step forward and become a foster parent? For those located in Maryland, this guide helps you get started with the foster care...

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Essential Supplies For New Foster Parents

The best thing you can be as a potential foster parent is prepared. Here's a comprehensive list of essential supplies you'll want to have on hand!

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How to Become a Foster Parent in Alabama

How do you become a foster parent in Alabama? What are the steps you need to take? Find the answers you’re looking for in our latest blog post!

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Dealing With Jealousy in Foster Care

Becoming a foster parent is filled with joy, but does come with challenges — and one of them can be jealousy among siblings.

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How Much Does Foster Care Pay in Alabama?

Child care comes with a cost — you need to provide things like food and other needs. Learn how much Alabama pays foster parents to help them provide...

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Foster to Adopt Story: Connie & David West

Connie and David are two former foster parents with a unique story to tell. Learn more about how they navigate medically complex foster care.

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Who Can Become a Foster Parent in Alabama?

If you’re wondering what the requirements are to become a foster parent in Alabama, we can help. Learn who can become a foster parent in Alabama!

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Alabama Foster Care Home Inspection Checklist

Foster parents in Alabama need to pass a home inspection — but what does that cover? Find out what to expect in a foster home inspection in Alabama!

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How to Celebrate National Adoption Month

We believe love is what makes a family. When looking at celebrating adoption, or fostering to adopt a part of your family, we encourage all families...

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What is Kinship Care and How Does It Work?

Keeping children in care within their family is important, and that’s what kinship care provides. Learn more about how kinship care works in our blog!

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How to Become a Host Home Care Provider

For those who want to become host home care providers, the process may be unclear. Learn how to become a host home care provider in our blog.

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How Long Can You Foster a Child?

The length of foster care depends on different factors — their parental situation, their needs, and more. Learn how long you can foster a child.

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Is Foster Parenting Right for You?

Deciding to foster a child is a major decision that requires careful consideration. Understand the challenges and joy that can come from opening your...

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What Is a Host Home?

It’s not only children in need of care — adults living with disabilities may need support to thrive, too. Learn more about how a host home can help.

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How Long Does it Take to Be a Foster Parent?

Before you’re matched with a child, you’ll have to go through the foster care process. Find out how long it takes and more important things to know.

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Can you Become a Single Foster Parent?

Can you become a single foster parent? The short answer is yes! Learn all about becoming a single foster parent with our tips for success.

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50 Foster Care Statistics for 2023

To understand how important foster care is, stats can help. Check out these 50 foster care statistics for 2023.

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Foster Parents Needed: Teens and Siblings

Foster care helps children everywhere thrive. However, we often only think of younger children and overlook teens—they require love and care, too!

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What Qualifies Someone as a Foster Parent?

To become a foster parent, there are certain qualifications that need to be met. They’re fairly simple, but important. Here’s what you need to know.

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FAQ: Autism

Breaking down an Autism diagnosis can be can be confusing. We are here to help answer some of the most common questions related to Austim.

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Sevita Story: Ana and Becky

Ana gains community, care and support at Sevita's adult day health center.

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What is Therapeutic Foster Care?

Therapeutic foster care is a form of foster care that provides support for emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs. Learn more in our blog.

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What are Adult Day Health Services?

Adult day health services help our aging parents and other seniors that we care about live fulfilling lives. Learn more in our latest blog post.

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How to Care For Aging Parents - Our Guide

As our parents age, they may need additional support and care to maintain their quality of life. Learn more about caring for aging parents in our...

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How Does Foster Care Work? - Sevita

Foster care is an often misunderstood — but crucial — service. Learn more about how foster care supports children in care in our latest blog post.

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What is Pediatric Physical Therapy?

Pediatric Physical Therapy can help children with a wide variety of issues making their everyday activities easier and improving function.

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An Introduction to Foster Care

An overview of what foster care means to Sevita, how to apply, who is eligible and what the foster care process looks like.

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Caring for a Loved One with a Brain Injury

If you need to know how to best care for a loved one with a traumatic brain injury, we can help. Learn more with this article from Sevita.

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How Do People Recover from Brain Injury?

Want to learn more about the recovery process for a brain injury? Sevita is here to help. Here’s what you need to know about the path to healing.

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Foster Care Frequently Asked Questions

Fostering a child is a major decision, and we know you have questions. Below are some of our most common questions we get from families.

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