YOU MIGHT BE A 4KIDS FAMILY ADVOCATE

4KIDS Family Advocacy Ministry (FAM), is designed to equip and engage Christian individuals and churches throughout Central Texas to serve foster families and children in foster care by surrounding them with a Volunteer Care Team. 4KIDS addresses the unique challenges of foster care by giving foster families an extra level of support from loving, committed helpers in their church family.


Much Like Extended Family

FAM is a team of 4-8 committed volunteers who support a foster or adoptive family through prayer and service. Volunteers offer support in the following ways:

  • Consistent Prayer

  • Bringing meals

  • Providing childcare

  • Transporting children to appointments

  • Mentoring or tutoring children

  • Coordinating volunteers for a foster family

  • Supplying or sourcing practical needs – (bunk beds, strollers, car seats, clothing, etc.)

 

Child Care

  • Commits to babysitting at least once a month

  • Can also occasionally transport children to school, appointments, etc.

  • Requires fingerprinting and background screening

  • Average time demand: 4+ hours/month

 

Meals

  • Provide a dinner to the family once a month

 

Misc. Other Roles

  • Handyman, tutor, mentor, lawn maintenance, etc.

  • Helps as needed

 

Getting Started

  • FAM team meets for an Awareness Orientation (1 ½ hours). Team members commit to roles.

  • Team dinner with the foster family and children (Team members can bring their families)

  • FAM team members commit to serving the foster family at least once per month in a specific role.

  • Team members are asked to serve the foster family for one year.

4KIDS of Central Texas is an Affiliate Agency of Promise686.

4KIDS OF CENTRAL TEXAS

(512) 688-5187

6019 Tonkowa Trail, Georgetown, Texas 78628