Fostering Hope.
Changing Lives.

Tennessee Fosters Hope is a statewide collaborative campaign engaging state agencies, community organizations, the business community, and Houses of Worship to elevate high quality care and opportunities for children and families impacted by foster care and adoption.

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Tennessee children currently in foster care. Approximately 350 children are awaiting adoption. 
Children’s Services Dashboard. Transparent Tennessee.

Promote & Enrich

At the very core of who we are, there is a deep need for connection, belonging, and security first expressed and experienced within the context of a loving family. It’s a reality that can oftentimes be taken for granted, but for many children, they simply want to know they belong and are home. You can help make this dream a reality. Engaging in our system of foster care and adoption allows you to support child placements, promote healthy attachment, enrich our children, and strengthen our state.

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Strengthening Communities

By assessing church and community needs, recruiting and training parents and caregivers, providing support, and elevating trauma-informed care in houses of worship and communities, TN Fosters Hope seeks to build environments wherein children and families impacted by foster care and adoption can flourish. Through awareness, education, and support efforts, everyday Tennesseans will find meaningful ways to serve and invest in the lives of vulnerable children and families.

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Called to Care.
Empowered to Act.

Together, let’s elevate opportunities to build environments where children and families impacted by foster care and adoption can find hope and healing.

Become A Foster Parent
A message from
Governor Bill Lee and First Lady Maria Lee
April 9, 2021
Show Hope’s new Hope for the Journey Conference (formerly the Empowered to Connect Conference) seeks to encourage and better equip parents and caregivers meeting the everyday needs of children impacted by adoption and/or foster care as well as resource faith communities in their support of these parents, caregivers, and families.

In support of TN Fosters Hope, Show Hope is offering free registration to Churches and Houses of Worship interested in hosting the new conference premiering April 9, 2021, with on-demand viewing available through May 31, 2021.
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