Place of Hope’s program, Homes of Hope, in partnership with ChildNet and Communities Connected for Kids, gathers members of the community to support children that are hurting and families throughout our region. With offices in Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Hobe Sound and Port St. Lucie, Place of Hope licenses and supports foster families in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties. A child or sibling group will be placed in your home and live with you until the permanent plan has been decided. This can be anywhere from a week to well over a year. The permanent plan for the child or sibling group is to find the safest option for them; whether it be reunifying with their birth family or finding a forever family. More than half of all children return to their birth families.
These children are our region’s most hurting children! They have suffered various types of abuse and neglect but you can provide hope and healing! Our team at Place of Hope is deeply committed to supporting you from your initial inquiry all the way through raising foster children in your home. We understand that the process is lengthy and laden with paperwork, but we assure you that it is all worth it. Throughout it all, you can rest assured that you will never be alone.