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foster parent

noun as in nurse

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Example Sentences

The state contracts with more than 20 private groups to identify suitable foster parents for these children.

From Vox

The refusal of Philadelphia to contract with CSS for the provision of foster care services unless it agrees to certify same-sex couples as foster parents cannot survive strict scrutiny, and violates the First Amendment.

Child care reformers called for orphans to live with foster parents or advocated for cash payments so disadvantaged children could live at home instead of in institutions.

“If it cuts ties to Sunrise, the state must be prepared to fill the gaps if it loses some foster parents in the agency’s network,” said Brooks.

It is no small feat to find enough potential foster parents and to give them enough support while a child is in their home.

From Time

He was staying with a foster parent until his owner was traced down.

It's not the circumstance that I dreamed of, but I know that being even a foster parent will make a difference.

A mother of five and foster parent to 23, Minnesota powerhouse Michele Bachmann is labeled as being “ against children.”

Biochemistry came into being and, with Liebig as foster-parent, grew into modern Physiology.

The State becomes a foster-parent, and as far as possible provides a substitute for the home.

In a Northumbrian case the foster-parent lost his charge and both eyes.

With all his faults Lewis Langley had been a good foster-parent to his adopted children.

This foster-parent should not be more than thirty years of age, nor should her milk be more than three months old.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foster parent, such as: assistant, attendant, medic, registered nurse, therapist, and caretaker.

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