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TFI Family Services is a leading child welfare agency providing experience, compassion, quality services and care. Our strength as an organization lies in the fact that we do what is best for children and families. TFI continues to create new resources and develop innovative solutions as we work to meet the needs of families and children.

A New Life: Creating the Best First Day with a Foster Child

Foster children will always require the best first experience to feel at home. They’ve been through a lot and often have no one to talk to. It’s vital for you and them to feel safe, heard, and understood during their first days at your home. Provide snacks, drinks, and toys You’ve just welcomed a foster child…

Why It Is Important For Foster Children To Stay In One Place

It is so important that foster children are able to stay in one place, rather than being transferred from home to home. When they have the opportunity to stay in one place, they have a much better experience with foster care and there are a lot of other great benefits for them as well. Here…

4 Ways to Show Love to Your Foster Child

Being a foster parent means you have opened your home and heart to a new family member to whom you are not related. Connections do not happen overnight; sometimes, you are unsure how to show love to a foster child. Some foster children may have undergone so much rejection and traumas in the past that…

As the Holidays Approach, Here Are Five Reminders for Foster Families.

Many messages (movies, music, TV, social media, ads) tell us we should be cheerful, appreciative, and full of joy during the holidays. Most individuals don’t spend the holidays in idyllic settings shown in movies, complete with smiling and laughing relatives, delicious meals served at beautifully decorated tables, and stacks of costly presents. Foster children may…

Some Key Advice for New Foster Parents

If you have recently become new foster parents, congratulations! You have taken on an amazing responsibility by welcoming a child in need into your home. Be prepared to take on the role of parental figure, follow the rules, and change your life as needed to meet the requirements of your foster child. Being a new…

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