foster home


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fos′ter home′


n.
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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She originally landed at a rat terrier rescue where her foster home would always sing "Ella, Ella" to her, and that still today makes Noella all happy.
com/recap/blindspot-season-2-episode-18/) Senile Lines ," Kurt Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) and his team investigated a foster home where children are being given mysterious pills that mess with their heads.
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.
A FULL State inquiry is set to be launched into allegations of serious sex abuse at a HSE foster home in the South East.
DOGS are not just for Christmas but one animal charity has made an urgent appeal to give homeless dogs a foster home this festive season.
A HALF-STARVED puppy dumped in a Coventry street is recovering well and is now in a foster home.
THE news that more than 130 children in Scotland spent the festive season in care as they waited for foster home places is heartbreaking.
TWO teenage sisters missing from their foster home could be in South Wales, W police say.
As the children in the home for short term respite and birth children are not included in the approved placement numbers, the foster home did not exceed the maximum number of children.
The Long & Foster Home Service Connections program provides services needed by homeowners from carpet cleaning and landscaping to roof repair, home staging and interior decoration.
Alfie has been staying in a foster home for his recovery and his foster mum said he is a star.
Mistakenly, she leaves the safety of a foster home, where horses and other foster kids keep her grounded, and ends up on the run with Graydon and Cooper, two boys who put her in real danger.