Welcome to the Foster Care and Adoption Resource Center!


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We at the Foster Care and Adoption Resource Center (FCARC) are here to provide information and resources for Wisconsin’s: 

  • Prospective Foster and Adoptive Families
  • Public, Tribal and Private Agency Foster Care, Child Welfare and Adoption Staff
  • Youth currently or previously involved with the Foster Care system 

To assist in providing and locating information, we provide:

We encourage you to explore this site and contact us with any information and support needs you may have.

You are invited to the Governor's Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th!

RSVP required. Please contact Kathleen Scholl in the DCF Communications Office to RSVP at (608) 261-9330 or through email at Please provide: 

  • Parent name(s) and point-of-contact information
  • Address – phone number – email address
  • How many children and their ages
  • First and last names of children attending
  • Those adults/teens accompanying the family, and what their names are, too

Tickets for the event are first-come, first served. Please RSVP early!

The Spring 2014 issue of Fostering Across Wisconsin has been posted! (UPDATED February 12)

Join us for our upcoming events:  

Attachment: What Foster & Adoptive Parents Need to Know
April 29