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Foster Care

Provided by: Government of Saskatchewan - Ministry of Social Services

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Service Description

Provides a safe family environment to children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect, or life-threatening conditions. Includes emergency, short-term, long-term, and therapeutic foster care. Foster families receive:

  • Financial Support
    • Receive ongoing financial support to provide for physical needs
    • May receive additional funds for expenses such as sports, music lessons, cultural activities, and special needs
  • Medical Support
    • Supplementary medical services coverage, which provides for most of the health needs includingprescription medication, eye care, and dental services
  • Training
    • Prospective foster parents participate in PRIDE (Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education) Training
  • Support
    • Ongoing support from Social Services and the Saskatchewan Foster Families Association 
    • Support includes local meetings and support groups


Foster Family caregivers may be: - Single, married or living common-law - Any race or ethnicity - With or without children of their own - A renter or homeowner - Experienced with or willing to learn about children with special needs. Foster care applicants must be complete: - A criminal record check (applies to all adults living in the home); and - A child protection screening, having no current or recent child protection history.

Application Process

Call the Saskatchewan Foster Families Association at 1-800-667-7002.

Fax: 306-787-0925

Toll-Free: 1-800-667-7002

Saskatchewan Foster Families Association

Business Line: 306-787-7300

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Post-Adoption/Community Living/Discounted Bus Passes/Child and Family Programs – Regina


1920 Broad Street
Regina SK  S4P 3V6

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Location Info

Post Adoptions: 306-787-3654

Social Services: 306-787-3800

Child and Family Programs: 306-787-7300

Community Living: 306-787-7803

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