picture of the cover of the State of Wisconsin Foster Parent HandbookThe Wisconsin Foster Family Handbook is a guide that includes basic information about foster care in Wisconsin. It is written specifically for new foster families, but can also serve as a good source of information for experienced foster parents, as well.

In the Handbook, you will find:

  • An overview of the foster care program.
  • Information about your role and the expectations of foster parents.
  • A discussion about the care of children in foster care.
  • Information about the critical nature of working with birth families.
  • Information about the crucial importance of self-care as a foster family.
  • Tools and resource lists about a variety of specific topics.

Download the Wisconsin Foster Family Handbook (This link will open a new page)