Foster The Good You Wish To See
In The World

We champion every child’s right to a safe, permanent, and nurturing home.

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Please complete the form and a member of our staff will reach out to you within 72 hours. As a next step, you will be invited to an upcoming info session in your area. There are in-person and virtual meeting options with no commitment to attend.

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When you foster a child with The Villages, you can foster qualities that make the world a better place.

Who We Are

The Villages is a nonprofit agency committed to ensuring every child in Indiana has a safe and stable home. When children are removed from their parents’ care, it is our responsibility to provide them with the right well-trained, temporary foster parent.

What We Do

At The Villages, we help you earn and maintain your foster parent licensure, facilitate training, meet financial needs, and provide 24/7 support. As one of the state’s largest not-for-profit child and family services agencies, we serve more than 2,000 children and their families every day.

Q&A with Real Foster Parents

Kristina T.
Portage, IN
Erma G.
Wabash, IN
Mercede G.
Fort Wayne, IN
Evajean S.
West Terre Haute, IN
Ross & Katie Lautenbach
Bloomington, IN
Izzy T.
Merriville, IN

Why Choose Us

Comprehensive Training

You’ll receive 20 hours of free pre-service training, plus 20 hours of free training per year.

Supplemental Funding

Our generous community of donors helps make fostering financially viable.

24/7 Dependable Support

The Villages staff remain available to provide support during and after hours when emergencies arise.

Experience & Expertise

The Villages is one of Indiana’s largest not-for-profit child and family services agencies with over 45 years of experience.