If you have ever considered becoming a foster or adoptive parent to children in the foster care system, now is the time to contact COBYS Family Services. Are you called to serve kids in need of a safe, loving home environment when their family has experienced breaks? We’ll help you learn how to answer that call.
COBYS is looking for families with:
We need families across our community to join us in providing loving care to children by becoming resource parents.
While resource families must complete a rigorous approval process, we need families as unique as the children in care. Resource families are a critical part of the foster care system as they serve children and create supportive relationships with birth families.
Please consider for you and your family if foster care or adoption is right for you. Is It Time?
For an introduction to the world of foster care and adoption through foster care, sign up to learn more and join a FREE Information Session. COBYS’ staff will describe the unvarnished, fulfilling, life-altering difference you’ll experience while serving as a resource family, as well as the impact you can have on children and families who are in desperate need of loving help and care.
Click these images to learn more about COBYS foster care and adoption opportunities, an adoption story of perseverance, a story of reunification and hear from one of our resource families.
Our caseworker(s) have been excellent sounding boards throughout our current case. COBYS staff have been helpful in giving us parenting tips when we feel we need advice. We sometimes feel like a number in the county’s system, but our COBYS caseworker listens to the challenges we face and affirms us. Our caseworkers also empathize well.
– COBYS Resource Parents Austin and Cathy