Foster Care

Foster Care

All across Rhode Island there are

children who need foster care. 

Can you help? 

Please consider becoming a foster parent.


The photo illustrates the kind of foster family particularly needed - one caring for older children.


Who May Become a Foster Parent?

You must be at least 21 years old, and a Rhode Island resident. You may be single, partnered or married.  Contact us for further information about other requirements.


We take pride in all families! Family Service of Rhode Island's program is LGBTQQI welcoming.


What about Adoption?

FSRI provides comprehensive support and services to families as they navigate the foster care and adoption system, including respite care. 

For More Information

If you are considering becoming a foster parent, please fill our the inquiry form below,  visit our agency's 134 Thurbers Ave, Providence office, or call (401) 660-7822 to speak directly with our Foster Parent Recruiter, Leidy Alves. Hablamos español. 

Have Questions?

Need help? Call us at (401) 519-2280 or

complete our online request form.

Foster parents receive financial support too, including monthly, tax-free stipend; full medical and dental coverage for the foster child; and free child care is available for working foster parents.

Foster Care Support

Foster parents are provided training and receive help from a team of clinicians and case managers, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.