Approximately 15,000 children in Pennsylvania’s child welfare system are unable to live with their biological families due to abuse, neglect or behavioral problems. The goal of foster care is to assist biological families in resolving the issues that led to the child’s placement in foster care so that families can be reunited as quickly and safely as possible. Foster care is intended to be temporary for children. If families cannot be reunified another permanent option, such as adoption, is pursued.
COBYS Family Services:
Caring for foster children presents many challenges to families. Our Christian focus and manageable caseloads enable us to provide resource families with the help they need to succeed in parenting. COBYS:
Children are placed into foster care because they cannot safely stay with their biological family. They are children:
COBYS resource families are:
Take the first step in learning about becoming a foster/foster to adopt family with COBYS? Click the link for a short form to request an Inquiry Packet, a call from a Resource Home Coordinator, and/or to register for an Information Session.
Request information and sign up for the free Information Session.
The excitement that we can have a part in changing eternity for both a child and his/her parents is hard to beat! Helping them through difficult times and encouraging them to be all that God called them to be has been thrilling.
– COBYS Resource Parents