How long is "temporary"?
A child’s stay in foster care may be as short as overnight or as long as it takes to achieve a permanent plan for the child. The first goal most often considered is to reunite the family, if possible.

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1. Who are the children in foster care?
2. Where do the children who need foster care come from?
3. How long is "temporary"?
4. What are the rewards of becoming a foster family?