foster home

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fos′ter home′

a household in which a child is given parental care by someone other than its birth parent or adoptive parent.
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Noun1.foster home - a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)foster home - a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)
family, household, menage, home, house - a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
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* All children living in the foster home and all adult caregivers would be required to have up-to-date vaccinations, unless their primary care physician recommends otherwise.
Home from Home Co-ordinator Kim Rowlands with 12-yearold Border Collie Spike, who is enjoying lots of TLC in his foster home
Tusla yesterday acknowledged the findings of an investigation by a National Review Panel into a foster home in Galway where three females under the age of 10 were raped.
5693--calls for the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans who are no longer capable of living independently the option to receive the care through the VA's Medical Foster Home program with medical support from the VA's Home-Based Primary Care program.
He is currently being cared for by one of Carmarthenshire Council's dog wardens who has looked after him overnight whilst a foster home is being arranged.
Oregon's Department of Human Services (DHS) was sued for allegedly placing two minor girls in a foster home with a sexually abusive teen, which laid the ground for their physical and mental trauma.
The sense of abandonment set in as she moved from foster home to foster home, each unable to manage her behaviors and each sending her back to DHS.
Tia has a lot of love to give someone and we'd love to get her into a foster home with a view to finding her a permanent adoption one day in the future."
However, Dog Saver Rescue in Washington, MO had a foster home available for Copper.
She settled into her foster home within a few hours; she is very laid-back and adjusts to new people and situations quickly.
Last month, the Tribune reported that more than a dozen abused children who were taken from their homes by Texas Child Protective Services were sleeping in agency offices because a policy change limited foster home options.
Social services put me in a foster home when I was eight years old.