Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Foster Care: A Fact Sheet for Prospective Muslim Families

Authors/Editors

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)

Publisher(s)

Baltimore, MD: Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

September 17, 2002, 6 pages

Description of Resource

Describes the requirements and rewards of fostering a Muslim child in a home that adheres to the tenets of Islam. Stability of placement is the goal, and licensed foster parents who provide safe, supportive homes can help refugee children both heal and work toward independent self-sufficiency.

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.brycs.org/documents/upload/FosterCare_FactSheet_ProspectiveMuslimFamilies.pdf