Oregon children are in foster care on any given day.
Children a day need more than regular foster care.
Foster home can make a difference. Yours.
Who we are
Maple Star Oregon is a mutual benefit nonprofit agency specializing in therapeutic foster care. Our mission is to provide quality, effective, community-based social services to promote growth and well-being in youth and families. We are committed to the best interests of youth, families, and the community.
How can you get involved?
Therapeutic Foster Care
We partner with the State of Oregon’s Department of Human Services (DHS) to offer this higher level of care to foster youth. Our homes are uniquely trained and supported to meet the needs of each youth with an individualized service plan, outlining goals to help the youth work towards during their placement.
Placements are meant to be short-term in order to help youth stabilize and find permanency as soon as possible. Each youth is unique and the timeframe for their placement will vary depending on their needs. This means some placements may last a year or longer, with others lasting only a few months.
How to Support Youth in Foster Care and Their Foster Families Provide Respite: Respite is short term care for youth who are in foster care. Respite can be for a few hours to a few weeks, depending on the needs of the foster family and youth in foster care. Learn more...
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