As a foster parent, would I receive support?

Yes, The CASO provides many different areas of support throughout the foster placement, including:

  • A foster care worker to contact for support
  • 24-hour on-call child and youth counsellor support line
  • Peer mentoring support
  • Built-in relief time i.e. time off for illness or unforeseen emergencies
  • Initial and on-going training
  • Financial reimbursement to subsidize costs of clothing, care, medical/dental needs, recreation, etc.