Events and Ways to Help

Make a difference in the life of a child in your community.

Attend a TIPS-MAPP Course. Our next class starts September 18, 2019.

Pre-registration and an application process required. Contact Wheeler's Foster Care Recruitment Team at 860.793.7277 or send us an email.

YOU MAY ALSO APPLY ONLINE.

Prospective foster parents and anyone wishing to learn more about foster care can enroll in a 10-week Trauma-Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence – Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting (TIPS-MAPP) class to learn about the process. Wheeler’s MAPP course covers a range of topics, including an overview of children in foster care, behaviors, loss and grief, strengths and needs, what families can expect when fostering a child or children, and more. Participants will meet others who also are embarking on the foster care journey. There is no obligation to become a foster parent while attending the MAPP course.

Pre-registration required. To apply for the course, call:

Recruitment Line: 860.793.7277
Email: FosterCarePrograms@Wheelerclinic.org

Apply to be a foster parent today!


Ways to Help

Host a Foster Share Party

Hundreds of children and youth are in Connecticut’s foster care system on any given day. YOU can help. YOU can make a difference by hosting a Wheeler FOSTER-SHARE Party where you’ll help to connect Wheeler’s Foster Care Program with your friends, co-workers and community groups.We’ll come to your choice of venue, and we'll provide INFORMATION, FOOD and more.

Download our flyer here.

Please book with members of our nurturing team:
Recruitment Line: 860.793.7277
Email:
FosterCarePrograms@wheelerclinic.org


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Let us know of events in your community where we can share our information. Invite us to give presentations at a staff meeting, religious group, social club or community organization.

Learn more about other ways to help. Talk directly with members of our nurturing team:

Apply to be a foster parent today!

Recruitment Line: 860.793.7277
Email:
FosterCarePrograms@wheelerclinic.org

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