At People Places, we are committed to nurturing relationships through guidance and care. Read testimonials from some of our families to learn about their journeys.
The most rewarding thing is to see the progress that children make while in your care.Long term People Places foster parents, share details on their decision to foster and how they found the agency. Read their story.Randall & Elder
There is a great need for foster parents who are committed to fighting the battles that foster kids fight.Shawn Winfrey is a former foster child who entered care due to neglect. Once he was placed by People Places, things changed for Shawn. He shared, "I had a great foster mother and she worked hard to help me manage my anger and become academically sound." Read Shawn's full story and see what he is up to now!Shawn Winfrey – Former Foster Youth
You do not need to be perfect to be a foster parent.Megan and Rock Watson both served and met while in the Army. Their desire to serve didn’t stop once their military service ended. The Watsons use their understanding of trauma as they foster children and try to help them build personal relationships that are meaningful. Read about their journey.Megan & Rock
I can't image my life without these kids.Colleen approached People Places with a mission: to adopt a girl in third grade or younger. People Places got to know Colleen, to understand her hopes and dreams, and then they introduced her to seven-year-old Allison. Read Colleen's heartwarming story.Colleen
Through our experience as foster parents we have learned more about love than we could ever teach our children.A house can get awfully quiet as kids start to leave the nest. When Ralph and Becky Martin’s five biological children moved out and became parents themselves, the couple was left with an empty feeling—until a friend introduced them to People Places. Read their inspiring story.Ralph & Becky
Go for it! Kids need you.One Teaching Parent shares what she loves about being a foster mom! She says her kids love camping, going to the beach, and Chinese food. Read more about her family and advice.Sara & Brian
What an honor! There is nothing I love more than talking about how amazing my kids are.We recently asked one of our Teaching Parents, Heaven, about her family’s journey- fostering children. She responded to all of our questions about the ins and outs of being a foster parent. See what she has to say.Heaven