Welcome to the Foster Care and Adoption Resource Center!

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We at the Foster Care and Adoption Resource Center (FCARC) are here to provide information and resources for Wisconsin

  • Prospective Foster and Adoptive Families
  • Public, Tribal and Private Agency Foster Care, Child Welfare and Adoption Staff
  • Youth currently or previously involved with the Foster Care system 

To assist in providing and locating information, we provide:

We encourage you to explore this site and contact us with any information and support needs you may have.


The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is accepting applications for the 2015 Foster Youth Internship (FYI) program

Each summer, CCAI Foster Youth Interns spend 2 months in Washington, D.C. interning for a Member of Congress and writing a Congressional policy report. The internship is open to those who have graduated OR are currently enrolled in and have completed 4 semesters of college/trade school, have spent at least 24 consecutive months AND/OR 36 total months in the foster care system AND have a desire to use their voice on Capitol Hill. Additionally, interns receive a weekly stipend and housing during their assignment. The application deadline for this life-changing internship is Friday, January 9, 2015. 

For more information about the program and to access the application form visit