Foster Care

foster in 3 easy steps!

1. Apply Online

Submitting an online application is quick and easy. Our team will be in touch within a few days.

2. Orientation

 Come to Orientation at The NOAH Center to get onboarded, tour the facility, and learn the ropes.

3. Foster!

After Orientation, you’ll meet with our Foster Assistant to get going with your first fosters.

Foster Opportunities


Commitment: 2 weeks – 3 months

Choose from abandoned groups with their mother, older groups eating solid food, or orphans on formula.


Commitment: 2 weeks – 1 month

Some animals need time to recover after surgery or from a medical condition. A home setting promotes faster recovery.


Commitment: varies greatly

Some pets struggle to show their true colors or learn new skills in a shelter environment, but blossom in a comfortable home.

I decided to foster for The NOAH Center because I wanted to get my kids involved in volunteering in a way that was accessible to them. It has been such a fabulous experience.

Annalisa A

Foster for The NOAH Center

My favorite thing about fostering for The NOAH center is knowing that I am helping to give these babies the best start possible, with love, fun, play, and laughter, and then they will go on to find loving homes!

Monica L

Foster for The NOAH Center

Fostering for The NOAH Center is such a rewarding experience. Although it can be hard work, seeing the positive changes that providing nurturing care can bring to the babies, is truly priceless.

Emily M

Foster for The NOAH Center

Support our Foster Care PRogram

Even if you can’t foster puppies or kittens, you can still help. 

The items below are consistently the most needed. Shop online at online retailers like Amazon, Chewy, Petco or Petsmart, and have them shipped directly to our facility,  or purchase them locally and drop them off yourself!

Our Address

Attn: Foster Dept.
31300 Brandstrom Road Stanwood, WA 98292

Mother & Baby Cat Food

Puppy & Kitten Formula

Nursing Kits & Nipples

Heating Pads
& Disks

Dog & Cat
Wet Food

make a financial gift

While we absolutely love to receive physical items for our Foster Care Program, funds will always be needed to provide kittens and puppies with spay and neuter surgeries, medical care, microchipping, vaccinations, and more. Make a donation today and help us to provide this above-and-beyond care for underage animals.