Foster and Adoption Services
There are children in your community who need the warmth and guidance of a family. You can make a difference, be a foster or adoptive parent. Welcome these children into your family to provide safety, stability and love.
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Foster families provide a home for children who have been abandoned, neglected or abused. These children are in need of nurturing families who will help them heal and grow.
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Many children are in need of a forever family as they are unable to be reunited with their birth parents. Being an adoptive parent can change a child's life forever, as well as bringing joy and fulfillment to your family.
Relatives, families and friends are often the best place for children who have been removed from their birth parents. These Kinship caregivers are known to a child and can often ease the trauma of separating from a birth parent by providing a safe nurturing environment.
Resource Family Board Rate Support Table

Resource Family Home Care, Relative Care, Kinship Legal Guardianship, and Subsidized Adoption Rate Tables (PDF)

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) project

We are excited to announce that all New Jersey resource and kinship placements have been selected to participate in the Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) project.  All children and youth placed by CP&P local offices will receive services through MRSS at the time of placement.  More..

Featured Child
NJ Foster Scholars
Featured Child: Bianca and Cianni NJ Foster Scholars

Meet Bianca and Cianni
Bianca is a beautiful and outgoing girl. Her sister, Cianni is an adorable and energetic girl. They both enjoy spending time playing basketball.


Donate funds to help a youth transitioning from foster care, or a recently adopted teen, pay for a college education.