Foster Care

There are thousands of children in foster care in Massachusetts and New Hampshire waiting to be matched with a family.

Ascentria provides highly personalized supports for foster families who can parent a child in need. Our program provides the highest level of support and services to foster families, including 24/7 emergency on call support as well as generous financial reimbursement, training, networking and respite opportunities. In accordance with our mission of empowering people and strengthening communities, we work with foster children and families of all backgrounds and beliefs.

The ultimate goal of Ascentria foster care is to help children to reach their potential as members of society by learning positive skills to help them increase their self-esteem, recognize their own innate value as persons, restore their trust in other people, and help them to build and maintain lasting relationships with their foster families and beyond.

Who Are The Children in Need of Homes?

They are children who need and want families who can understand their challenges and provide a safe and nurturing environment. Many have a history of physical, emotional or sexual abuse or neglect which can lead to challenging behaviors. They do need more guidance, more structure and more teaching. But like all children, they want to learn, to grow, to belong and to be loved for who they are. They are children with many individual strengths who can and will heal over time in a caring, stable, and responsive family.

Foster children can be boys and girls of any age, though most of the children Ascentria places are age nine or older. Some need temporary homes and some need families who will raise them into adulthood. Some will be available for adoption and some will return to their biological families. Call or write today to find out how you can help a child in foster care.

Every Foster Child Has a Story

If you think you could be part of that story, please call or write today for more information. There is a list of children right now who are waiting to be matched with a caring family.



Free information sessions on the last Tuesday of the month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sign up here.

130 Liberty St, Units 7
Brockton, Massachusetts 02301 | MAP
Phone: 508.580.6716 ext 406

New Hampshire

To make a referral, please email Jessica Bond, Intake Specialist.

261 Sheep Davis Road, A-1
Concord, New Hampshire 03301 | MAP
Phone: 603.224.8111
Toll Free: 1.800.244.8119