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What makes us different

providing What you need to succeed

If you've been looking into foster parenting for a while, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with all the choices out there. It can be so frustrating to go through so much information.

Simply put, Milestone Foster Homes is ranked #1 as Ontario's largest foster care provider.

Each foster family  works  with  Milestone  to  determine  the  best  fit  for  the  children  who  will move into  their  home.  We are very  careful about making  good  matches  for our families and children so  that  everyone  is  happy throughout the process.

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AN EXCITING JOURNEY

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meeting the challenge

making a Difference

Our foster families are an AMAZING group of people who dedicate themselves to providing short term or longterm care to children who are in need of a safe and nurturing place to live.

Some of our foster parents have jobs outside of fostering while others do not.

Foster parenting is an extremely rewarding experience that has a lifelong, positive impact on everyone involved.

what our foster parents say

Listen to these powerful accounts of how fostering a child has changed lives, and what it’s like to work with Milestone Foster Homes.

what our foster parents say

Listen to these powerful accounts of how fostering a child has changed lives, and what it’s like to work with Milestone Foster Homes.

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who we are

Milestone Foster Homes is a private, incorporated treatment foster care agency licensed by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. The company was co-founded in 2000 by its president Brian Nero. In August 2001, Milestone proudly opened its first four-bed foster home serving male teens in Richmond Hill, Ontario. In 2003, Ms. Leanne Harvey transitioned from coordinating placement/clinical services to becoming a Managing Partner for the company.

We believe in ongoing training, support and education for our caregivers, staff and clinical team.

As a group, we strive to empower all children and youth to reach their full potential.

Apply to foster a child

Milestone quickly established itself as a major provider of treatment foster care services and, today is the largest in Ontario. In 2003 Ashley McCurley became the Manager of Foster Care Services and oversees the day to day operations of the business.

Our head office in located in Burlington however our foster homes are located as far north as Barrie, east to Oshawa and west to Grimsby. Our 100+ foster homes provide care to children ages 0-18+. As of today, we have more than 175 children in our care. Many of our support staff, resource workers and management have been foster parents in the past.

milestone foster homes

who we are

Milestone Foster Homes is a private, incorporated treatment foster care agency licensed by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. The company was co-founded in 2000 by its president Brian Nero. In August 2001, Milestone proudly opened its first four-bed foster home serving male teens in Richmond Hill, Ontario. In 2003, Ms. Leanne Harvey transitioned from coordinating placement/clinical services to becoming a Managing Partner for the company.

We believe in ongoing training, support and education for our caregivers, staff and clinical team.

As a group, we strive to empower all children and youth to reach their full potential.

Apply to foster a child

Milestone quickly established itself as a major provider of treatment foster care services and, today is the largest in Ontario. In 2003 Ashley McCurley became the Manager of Foster Care Services and oversees the day to day operations of the business.

Our head office in located in Burlington however our foster homes are located as far north as Barrie, east to Oshawa and west to Grimsby. Our 100+ foster homes provide care to children ages 0-18+. As of today, we have more than 175 children in our care. Many of our support staff, resource workers and management have been foster parents in the past.

Have a Question?

FAQ

Yes, absolutely. We will pay you well enough that you don’t need to work outside of the home unless you choose to.

Yes, we provide you with training during the application process and on an ongoing basis. The training generally happens in a location close to your home and includes a wide variety of topics.

You will have a worker assigned to your home from the beginning. They will be happy to provide as much support as you would like! We also have nurses, clinical staff & CYWs to support as needed.

Absolutely! We think that the best chance of success is when you help us to figure out the right profile for you/your family. We will work with you to determine the ages, sex and number of kids that makes the most sense to you. We always try to match a child according to the family & child ’ s identity characteristics. We will call you with the profile of a child and you will talk it through with our placement team and with your family/supports before making a decision.

The child may live with you for anywhere from a few days to several years.

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contact us

Fax: (905) 639-2679

3365 Harvester Rd. Suite 201
Burlington, ON L7N 3N2