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Holding Hands

Foster Care

Foster care means choosing the pain of a great loss
if it means a child has received the gain of a great love.

Becoming a foster parent is a major decision.
Thank you for considering Giocosa as you begin this journey.


Giocosa seeks foster parents of all ethnicities, genders and background, single or married. Our primary requirement is a home that will provide a stable and loving environment where children can grow, that is committed to being the positive change a child needs. Giocosa receives foster child referrals from the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, Texas Juvenile Justice Department, and Our Community-Our Kids. We also have Spanish-speaking programs in Laredo and Brownsville.


Below are links with more information on the process of becoming a foster parent; Primary Medical Needs foster care; Texas Juvenile Justice Department foster care; Kinship foster care; and Respite foster care. If you are interested in applying to become a foster parent with Giocosa, please download our application, complete and return to the relevant Branch Foster Home Developer (see below), depending on your location.


Giocosa will be with you every step of the way through the process. We would love to a be a part of your family’s journey!


Emerita Lopez

956.621.0727 (O)

Round Rock

Shelby Sturm

512.642.6276 (O)


Stacy Follett

817.545.5300 (O)

Our Services

Becoming a Foster Parent

Primary Medical Needs

Texas Juvenile Justice Department



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