Wheeler Clinic will offer an informational session for prospective foster parents on Tuesday, January 8 at 88 East Street, Plainville, CT from 3-5 p.m. This no-obligation event provides information about Wheeler’s foster care program. Mature adults who are single or married, working or at home, are encouraged to become foster parents. Those who are interested can stop by the session to learn about foster care without making a commitment of any kind. Wheeler’s team of experts coordinates services for youth from diverse backgrounds with the goal of providing a nurturing home and a structured environment. Families are part of a team of professionals and are provided with financial support and training to ensure they are well-equipped to meet the needs of youth in their care. For more information, call 860.793.7277, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Wheeler Clinic’s Foster Care ProgramWheeler Clinic’s Foster Care program, funded by the Department of Children and Families, provides 24-hour support to families and youth. The lives of these youth have been disrupted for reasons including neglect, abuse and abandonment. Wheeler Clinic’s program provides a higher level of care and resources, including supports to meet their needs and help them heal from trauma.
Wheeler Clinic, founded in 1968, is an independent, not-for-profit, community-based organization that provides a comprehensive continuum of mental health and substance abuse recovery services, child welfare, special education, early childhood, community justice, foster care, employee assistance and prevention and wellness programs. The organization serves more than 30,000 children, adolescents and adults in Connecticut each year. Learn more: www.wheelerclinic.org/become-a-foster-parent.