​Inspired by Children.  Committed to Families.  Defined by Love.

Foster Care Image Update.jpgIts amazing what a life-changing moment it is for you and a child when you choose to open your heart to a young person in need of a temporary home! 

There are approximately 3,000 children in Clark County foster care, from toddlers to teenagers. 


Most of the children simply need a place to reside temporarily before they are returned to their biological families.  

For those children who can’t return home, adoption provides them with a permanent family to call their own.

Foster and adoptive parents are a valuable resource for children, their biological families and the entire community.

What is foster care?

Foster parenting is about believing and investing in the future of a child and their biological family. Our foster and adoptive program is designed to provide temporary care of children who are unable to reside with their biological families. Children in foster care need strong and supportive caretakers who are willing to work with their biological families and the Department of Family Services to reunify them with their families.

To learn more about Clark County’s foster care program, we invite you to attend one of our foster care Information Sessions.   The information session is designed to provide you with what you need to know to assist you in making an informed decision about becoming a foster parent.  Additionally, upon your request we’ll gladly mail to you an information booklet that provides an overview of the County’s foster care program.  

If you are interested in becoming a licensed foster parent, the first step is to attend one of the free information sessions. There are many different options for your convenience.  There is no need to RSVP, just show up!

- 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month will be from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at 701 N. Pecos Rd. 89101, Building K.

-2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 9am - 10:30am at 701 N. Pecos Rd. 89101, Building K

- 3rd Saturday from 9am - 10:30am at Hope Church (Family Ministries Building) 870 E. Cactus Ave, Las Vegas, NV  89183

- 4th Tuesday from 6pm - 7:30pm Canyon Ridge Church 6200 W Lone Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV  89130

***NEW FOR 2018***

1st Saturday 9am - 10:30am Canyon Ridge Church 6200 W Lone Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV  89130

Starting April 12th

2nd Thursday 6pm - 7:30pm Helen Meyer Community Center 4525 New Forest Drive, Las Vegas, NV  89147

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