Information for Caregivers to Foster Children

WI Facets                                                                                                                This agency is a resource for free training for special education and parent empowerment. Their mission is to provide and broaden opportunities that enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities and their families, with emphasis on support for underserved families in the community.

Beyond the Bell Milwaukee is a mobile app that gives you access to over 200 after school programs and services in your location.

The Center for Parent Information and Resources – Also in Spanish
The Center for Parent Information and Resources serves as a central resource of for families of children with disabilities (physical, cognitive, behavioral, learning).

Coalition for Children | Youth | Families, formerly Adoption Resources of Wi
The Coalition for Children, Youth, and Families serves as an umbrella over adoption and foster care in Wisconsin, offering information, training, and support to families and professionals.

Foster Care Alumni of America
The mission of Foster Care Alumni of America is to connect the alumni community and to transform policy and practice, ensuring opportunity for people in and from foster care.
A social network for young people that incudes foster care information such as articles, dicussions, contests, and questions & answers.

Free Online Foster Care Training
Article that explains and links to free online trauma-informed care training from the state of Texas.

Just In Time Training
Florida’s Just in Time Training is a web based service program designed to connect foster parents, kinship or other caregivers with training, peer experts and other resources. Questions are answered and practical solutions to care for children are discussed. All from the comfort of your home or office!

Kids Matter Inc.
A grassroots organization that provides programs and information to improve the lives of Milwaukee County children involved in the child welfare system.

National Foster Parent Association
A non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to “support foster parents in achieving safety, permanence and well-being for the children and youth in their care.”

Orientation to Children’s Court
This brief MCWP- produced video introduces the viewer to the Vel R. Phillips Children’s Court Center in Milwaukee County.

Positive Parenting Solutions
Positive Parenting Solutions is the leader in providing training for parents of toddlers to teens. You will learn the tools you need to effortlessly manage day-to-day discipline challenges of raising children, leaving you more confident, less stressed and more in control.

Turban Developmental Services
A website with information about child development and parenting skills.

There are also a variety of informational websites on our Adoption and Foster Parent Resources Pinterst board.