Foster Care

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
  • Emotional abuse
  • Incarceration or hospitalization of parent
  • Neglect
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse

Additional Information

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 715-246-8218 or the Access Line at 715-246-8260.