For neglected and abused children, foster parents offer stability, love, and a safe place to call home. Tawana Nolan, supervisor for out-of-home care in Harford County, talks training and recruiting foster parents. And we speak to Darrow Brown, of Baltimore City, and Tracey Horstmann, of Harford County, about the challenges and rewards of foster parenting.
To get more information about foster parenting, check out these links:
State Department of Health guide to becoming a foster parent
List of local offices for foster care or out-of-home care