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At houseparent.com, our mission is to connect those who are interested in transforming the lives of children and teens with career opportunities in residential care.

For over 20 years, we've worked to educate prospective candidates on the unique realities of this lifestyle while partnering with the schools, group homes, and residential facilities who hire houseparents and similar roles.

Our goal is to give you the tools and resources to help you on your journey to becoming a houseparent, from blog posts covering a range of topics to a robust job portal with openings around the U.S.

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Becoming a houseparent is about more than a career. This is a unique lifestyle where no two experiences are the same. Our blog features perspectives collected from houseparents and residential care experts from around the country.

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"Everything they did was with love"

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