Interim Care is available for newborns and children who are in need of temporary care while their parents are receiving counseling through the agency regarding permanency planning. The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey believes that children benefit from individualized care and nurturing relationships. In our Foster Care program, we support this belief by maintaining homes that provide loving care, interest, understanding and stimulation for each child in order to best support their growth and development.

Are you interested in providing short term/ interim care? Do you love infants and toddlers? Do you have room in your home? Please contact Valerie Fiorentino at (609) 695-6274 Ext. 107 or for more information or to begin the application process. You must reside in New Jersey or Bucks County, PA.


Temporary care services are provided when birth parents, who are receiving counseling through CHSofNJ, are unsure about whether or not they can parent, need services until they can care for their child, and/or are considering placing their child with relatives or with an adoptive family.

There is no fee for these services. All services to birth parents are FREE and Confidential.

Your child will be cared for by an experienced, loving, and caring family in a private home. CHSofNJ thoroughly evaluates, trains, and supervises all of the families who care for infants and toddlers. Our foster families and the children they care for receive supervision and supportive services from our Foster Care Workers.

You can meet your child’s foster family, if you choose to do so. They will tell you about your child’s growth and development, and answer your questions.

If you are considering parenting your child, visitation is important for you and your child. You can visit your child even if you are considering placing your child with an adoptive family. Your counselor will help you make a visitation plan, if you choose to visit.


If you are considering an adoption plan and need immediate assistance, call or text 609.203.4579