Foster Care

TN DCS Foster Care

Foster care is meant to be a temporary service until the family and in some cases, the child, can address the problems that made placement necessary. But, when parents cannot, or will not, make their home safe for the child’s return, other permanent options are sought. 

Learn more about foster care in Tennessee in this section. 

If you are interested in fostering a child or learning more about becoming a Foster Parent for Tennessee children, please call 877-DCS-KIDS or fill out this easy inquiry form.