Foster parent info events planned

The Next Door’s Foster Parent Recruiter, Amy Lindley, will host an informational open house on Monday, Oct. 19 and Monday, Oct. 26 from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided and registration is appreciated. “What it Takes to Become a Foster Parent” will be held at the Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue, 1400 W. 8th, The Dalles.

Participants will learn more about the rewards and challenges of being professional foster parents. By the end of the event, participants will be prepared to make a decision about pursuing this rewarding career.

The Next Door cares for approximately 20 foster kids, ages 6-18, with homes in Wasco and Hood River Counties. To find out more, visit or call Amy Lindley, 541-308-2207.

The Next Door is a local nonprofit whose mission is opening doors to new possibilities by strengthening children and families and improving communities.

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