Amy Lindley, The Next Door’s foster parent recruiter, will host an informational open house on Monday, July 25 from noon to 1 p.m. at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, 1400 W. 8th in The Dalles. Lunch will be provided and registration is appreciated.
Participants will learn about the steps to becoming professional foster parents. This class will also detail the rewards and challenges of working with foster kids.
The Next Door cares for approximately 20 foster kids, ages 6-18, in Hood River and Wasco Counties. To find out more about foster parenting, visit www.nextdoorinc.org or call Lindley 541-308-2207. The Next Door is a local nonprofit with the mission of opening doors to new possibilities by strengthening children and families and improving communities. They envision a supportive community where all children and families are safe, healthy and valued.