Family Urgent Response System

FURS Waiting to Help

  • Family Urgent Response System (FURS) is a free 24/7/365 hotline
    for current or former foster youth and your caregivers to call and get immediate help for any big or small issues you may be having.
  • You will be connected to a trained counselor or peer who will listen to you.
  • FURS is a safe, judgement-free, and private space to talk about your worries and vent.

24/7 Hotline Support

  • The Family Urgent Response System (FURS) includes a statewide hotline as well as local mobile response teams to provide immediate trauma-informed support to current and former foster youth and their caregivers.
  • Local mobile response teams are comprised of compassionate, trained professionals who are available to provide face-to-face support during critical moments.

FURS Provides Support

  • If you want more support, a team can come directly to where you are to help you work on the problem and to create a plan to help stabilize your situation and keep you safe.
  • The team will follow-up by helping connect you and your caregiver to local services and support.
  • Both the statewide hotline and local mobile response teams are available 24/7/365. FURS Provides Support When Needed Most