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Foster/Kinship Care Programs

Kinship Care Resource Guide

Click here for guide an here in Spanish

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia

Provides help with evaluations, testing, adoption and foster care info- 1-866-532-7669

Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance

A Family Strengthening Program that offers various parent support groups, foster parent support groups, support groups for grandparents, incarcerated parents, parents with children in placement. While in meetings children participate in various children’s programs in the same location- Also helps parents who have had a complaint issued against them through DHS know their rights and obligations they have- 800-448-4906

Youth Matters Philly

Amazing  app designed to help Philly youth (and former and present foster teens) find and access local resources, like shelters, housing, foodbanks, healthcare providers, and more. Download now at

Fostering Philadelphia

Very useful site for foster parents or parents who want to foster in Philadelphia. For foster parent by foster parents. Go to

Grands as Parents, Inc

Assists and supports grandparents and  non-parents raising their kids. Services mostly NorthCentral Philly. Call 215-236-5848 for info 2227 N Broad Street


Foster Care America

Great site for info on Foster Care from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Turning Points for Children

Offers 12 week parenting and support programs for: Teens; Adult Parents and Caregivers. Also has Families and Schools Together Program (FAST) and Personalized Support Services (Pre-ARS). Call 215-875-8200 for info.

DHS Parenting Collaborative

The DHS Parenting Collaborative Referral connects parents to parenting education programs. We accept referrals from providers, DHS, and parents. If needed, some parenting agencies provide, tokens, transportation, meals, and childcare. Please call 215-825-8259

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