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Do you have what it takes


to change a child's life forever?




1. Tolerance for Ambivalent Feelings

2. Firm and Controlling Qualities

3. Flexible Expectations

4. Tolerance for Rejection

5. Ability to Delay Parental Gratification

6. Sense of Humor

7. Ability to Meet Personal Needs

8. Ability to Use Resources

9. Flexible Family Roles

10. Spirituality



If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a foster parent, they can now dial 2-1-1 for more information.

United Way's 2-1-1 is partnering together with Westchester and Putnam County Government to get the word out that additional homes are needed for children whose parents are unable to care for them. Financial support and training for foster parents will be provided.

To learn more, dial 2-1-1 or fill out the form below and a United Way's 2-1-1 representative will contact you.




Get a free copy of the foster care video or other materials to share. Contact Pat Anderson at 914-997-6700 x 752 or panderson@uwwp.org

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