What is Therapeutic Foster Care?

Klingberg is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) to approve families to provide a nurturing home for a child or sibling group, aged 6 through 18, who has been removed from their homes due to issues of abuse and/or neglect, or are experiencing symptoms related to trauma, loss, or other behavioral health concerns. Often, these children/adolescents typically have more than one social, emotional, or behavioral concern identified. In addition, they often face academic, emotional, and social challenges and they need adults to believe in their futures. These children/adolescents are ready to become part of a family with caring adult/s who will be patient while they learn how to trust again and will help them reach their potential.

Next Steps: What Kind of Foster Homes Are There?