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Foster parents needed in Wagoner County

03/10/2021

Wagoner County Sheriff Chris Elliott knows that there is a great need for foster homes right now for children in Wagoner County.  According to the Wagoner County Department of Human Services there are currently 63 children in foster care in Wagoner County.  Of the 63 children, 39 of them had to be placed outside of Wagoner County due to the lack of foster homes.  Additionally, 18 children could not be placed with their siblings due to the lack of foster homes that are able to take siblings. 

Please consider becoming a foster parent in Wagoner County.  If you cannot become a foster parent, please spread the word to friends and family that foster parents are needed.  If you need additional information you can contact the Wagoner County Department of Human Services at 918-614-5000 and ask to speak with a Foster Care and Adoptions Recruiter.  You can find additional information online at the following link: https://oklahoma.gov/okdhs/services/foster/fostercarehome.html.

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