Manitowoc County Foster Care

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Foster Care Informational Meetings to be held
          Manitowoc Public Library
                  Balkansky Room

Monday, April 1st, 2019              5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019       9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Monday, June 3rd, 2019              5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us to learn more.  Already considering? No need to wait.  Contact

at 920-683-4095 to get started right away.

Foster Care Facts

The Foster Care program is comprised of Foster Care, Kinship Care, and Respite Care. Each of these programs involves providing a safe, stable, and caring environment for children ages 0-18 who are unable to live with their own families due to safety concerns or other family crises. The program has a goal of reunification of all families, making a foster home a temporary place for their child to reside at.

Description of Program Services:

Foster Care Stats

  • Average age: 8 years old
  • Average length of stay: 6 -12 months
  • Number of foster homes: 31
  • Number of children in care: 70
  • 58% Male/42% Female
  • #1 reason children are placed is neglect, normally resulting from drug use
  • 69.64% of children in out-of-home-care receive permanency through:  reunification with parent(s), guardianship, adoption or living with relatives

Lecher, Tabitha
Foster Care Assistant

Schley, Cindy
Foster Care Coordinator

Zahn, Karen
Foster Care Coordinator
Fax - 920-683-4270