Foster Parents Needed in Snohomish County

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From LynnwoodToday.com:

There’s a desperate need for foster parents in Snohomish County.

“Dozens of Snohomish County children need a loving, caring, safe and stable home tonight. However, there is a shortage of Snohomish County foster homes every day,” said Natalia Pierson, a foster home licensor for Catholic Community Services.

Foster parents receive support from the CCS staff as well as 24-hour access to emergency assistance. They also receive a monthly stipend to assist in the care of a foster child based upon age and needs of the child. Medical, dental and daycare costs are covered through the state.

Over 10,000 Washington state children are currently living in out-of-home placements.

For more information on becoming a foster parent, contact Natalia Pierson at 425-257-2111 x3317 or nataliap@ccsww.org.

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