Foster Care

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Our Mission

Family Ministries is a faith-based therapeutic foster care child placement agency operating in Tennessee. We believe providing a loving and stable home environment is crucial to a child’s physical and mental health, ensuring they become successful and productive citizens.

Our Need

Foster parents possess a vital role in stepping up to be a family to a child who is unable to return home. Foster parents open their hearts, as well as their homes, to children in need of love, support and encouragement. Their influence and guidance are invaluable as a young person struggles to find the right path in life.

Family Ministries also offers In-Home services. We work with the client and his/her family in the home placement setting. The goal is to wrap services around the client from his/her own community that will help them maintain a stable placement once Family Ministries is no longer in the home.

How to Become a Foster Parent (PDF)

Change a child’s Heart forever!  You can make a difference – for today – for eternity.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, have been Tennessee residents for at least 6 months and be at least 21 years of age. A generous benefit package is available.

For more information about becoming foster parents, please call 423.470.2300 or 1-877-424.4537.  For prospective foster families, click here for downloadable job application.

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Submit Application Online

For existing foster parentsclick here for downloadable daily forms.

Contact Us

90 Stanley Lane
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 639-9449 (main office)
(423) 639-5083 (fax)

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Testimony

I was there for 64 day starting from January 20, 2014 as a resident in DCS custody. I did not like it that much while I was there but after I got out I realized how much better it was than alot of group homes. It is a friendlier environment with great staff. We did have fun there, more than I realized while I was there. It was not that enjoyable while I was there because I was away from my home and family by force but now since I am out, I have truly realized what it has done for me and other people. It has gotten alot of teens boys to Christ by far while I was there. I really hope people will donate more stuff there because there was not much to do but it was not all that bad.
Holden

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Photo Album

A happy foster family