Support for CEDARS Foster Parents

As a foster parent, you become an integral part of our professional team. That means you have access to support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer monthly support groups and quarterly gatherings for our foster families. We also offer regularly scheduled training opportunities. You can also share ideas and get tips in a peer support group.

Frequently Asked Questions About Becoming a Foster Parent

CEDARS Ensures Foster Parents Receive

  • Low case loads with a CEDARS staff member assigned to your home who will initiate frequent, quality communication
  • 24/7 support
  • Assistance with transportation
  • Immediate response to phone calls and requests
  • Three days of respite each month, paid for and supported by CEDARS
  • Competitive monthly stipends
  • Exceptional initial and ongoing training provided year-round
  • Strong advocates for both foster parents and children
  • Affiliation with a 65-year organization in Lincoln with 147 years of combined staff experience
  • A strong community network of foster parents
  • A mentoring program for teen foster youth
  • Monthly networking events