Foster care provides children with a temporary home and family when their parents are unable to meet their needs and keep them safe. Some reasons a child may be removed from his / her biological home include:
Child's significant mental health or medical need
Child's uncontrollable or delinquent act
Incarceration or hospitalization of parent
For additional information on becoming a licensed foster parent in Wisconsin, go to Wisconsin Department of Health Services Foster Care and Adoption Resource Center or contact the St. Croix County Alternate Care Coordinator at 715-246-8317 or the Access Line at 715-246-8260.