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*USCCB affiliated programs. Other programs are affiliated with Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services.
Take Action: Contact your local Catholic Charities affiliate to learn about their domestic foster care opportunities and material and volunteer needs for local immigrant families, or join the Share the Journey global solidarity campaign with migrants and refugees.
Pray: Prayer for migrant children.
Give: To support the work of USCCB/MRS on behalf of unaccompanied children.
Learn More: Learn more about the work we do for unaccompanied refugee and immigrant minors.
There is no USCCB or LIRS location near me, are there any other agencies providing foster care for immigrant youth?
If there are no USCCB or LIRS programs in your area, you can contact your local Catholic Charities to learn about their domestic foster care needs. You can also subscribe to our group to receive information should there be opportunities in your area in the future.
How close do I have to be to the agency?
Each agency is licensed for a certain geographic area. Contact the location nearest you to find out if they serve your location.
What does the foster parent process look like?
Those interested in becoming a foster parent would need to follow state and agency guidelines for training and licensing.Each state and agency have their own requirements. Watch our brief video on the process of becoming a foster parent.
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