Change a Life

Learn how to become a foster parent in NJ and make a real difference in the life of a child in need.

Thank you for your interest in learning how to become a foster parent in NJ. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on operations, New Jersey’s Division of Children and Families (DCF) has suspended all new inquiry submissions at this time. Please continue to check our website for any updates.

If you are interested in a specific child who has been featured on New Jersey’s Adoption page, please contact the Office of Adoption Operations at 609.888.7460 and someone will assist you with your inquiry.