Meridian’s FosterHope To Host Event For Prospective Foster Parents


Richmond, Ind. – Meridian Health Services’ FosterHope program is hosting Fostering the Future, an event for those interested in becoming foster parents or learning more about foster parenting. The event is on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Better Homes and Gardens Grand Hall located at 900 N. E St., Richmond, IN 47374.

Fostering the Future will feature information booths from local service providers, as well as a complimentary lunch and a chance to win door prizes. A panel discussion comprised of foster parents will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Indiana is facing a critical situation with more than 8,000 children in foster care and over 11,000 reported cases of child abuse and neglect as of July 2023. FosterHope is a therapeutic foster care program developed and managed by Meridian Health Services. The program is actively seeking compassionate individuals to become foster parents and provide the care these vulnerable children deserve. FosterHope is available to residents of Indiana.

Those interested in learning more about Fostering the Future may call Julie Roe at 765-969-0280. Please visit MeridianHS.org to learn more about FosterHope.