Start Your Journey to Becoming a Foster Parent

Our Next TIPS-MAPP Prospective Foster Training on Zoom Starts April 15, 2024

Wheeler is offering an inspiring virtual training, TIPS-MAPP, Trauma-Informed Partnering for Safety and Permanence - Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting, starting April 15, 2024, to prepare prospective foster parents and families for the role of fostering a child or youth in Waterbury and surrounding towns.

TIPS-MAPP is delivered via Zoom by Wheeler’s dedicated, caring team of specialists, social workers, and clinicians who work closely with foster families from the start and continue as supportive teammates throughout the fostering process.

This virtual course on Zoom will be offered for five consecutive Mondays from April 15 through May 13, 2024.
• Monday, April 15, 2024
• Monday, April 22, 2024
• Monday, April 29, 2024
• Monday, May 6, 2024
• Monday, May 13, 2024

Pre-registration is required by April 8, 2024.

Call 860.793.7277, or email

Recruitment Line: 860.793.7277


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Recruitment Line: 860.793.7277

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