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Fostering NC

A learning site for North Carolina foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers.

What We Do
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Preparing for and Responding to Disasters

New Course – This course teaches North Carolina resource parents how to keep children and youth safe before, during, and after disasters. (1 hr.) Take course…

Child Medical Evaluations in North Carolina

This 13-minute video explains what CMEs are, who provides them, how to prepare for them, and how they can help you and your child. Click to watch…

Foster Strong

Listen as alumni of foster care show you what it means to embrace resilience as an identity. Come along as we share our journeys from trauma to triumph. Click for podcast…


This 3-minute video shows that when we invest in proven strategies that help strengthen families, we prevent child abuse and neglect before it even happens. Click to watch…

What We Do

On‐Demand Courses

The short courses, all of which are free, are available any time and include a certificate of completion learners can share with their supervising agencies.
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The following topics are helpful for all parents and caregivers.

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Video content on a range of topics.

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The following are key resources for North Carolina’s foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers.

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Frequently Asked Questions about becoming an foster or adoptive parent.

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About FosteringNC

Learn about FosteringNC, our partners and supporters.

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Foster parents are encouraged to talk in advance to their supervising agency about obtaining  training credit through

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