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Page updated: Aug 2023
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Important Info about Facebook Groups
Because it's still the internet!
Don't assume privacy
Even though the groups are "private," you are still not allowed to post photos of the foster child's face.
People will sometimes screenshot posts & comments and reshare to public platforms like Instagram or Tiktok
You won't ever know the audience
Do not assume that there are no social workers or bio families in the group.
If you are breaking a rule, you will get reported.
Don't share specifics
Do not share personal details about the foster child's case, this can get you into legal trouble.
Always talk in general terms.
What are Foster Parent Facebook groups for?
Specific information and support for your area
Local foster parent Facebook groups are incredibly helpful to get support and learn how to navigate the system, services, and courts
Find resources and help
In this group, you may find respite care, supplies for a new child, babysitters, certified visit monitors, etc.
In some groups, people will also post about kids they are trying to find a home for.
Information about community events, programs and benefits for foster families
You can also get additional information on special programs and opportunities for foster youth. There are many local discounts and free offerings for foster families, or even job opportunities for foster kids.