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Dr. John DeGarmo


Leading expert in the foster care system


Monticello, GA

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706 318 9225

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Contact me for: Speaking and training, leading foster parents and caseworkers in seminars around the United States.

Dr. John DeGarmo has been a foster parent since 2002, and he and his wife have had over 40 children come through their home. He is a speaker and trainer on many topics about the foster care system, and travels around the nation delivering passionate, dynamic, energetic, and informative presentations. Dr. DeGarmo is the author of several books including Fostering Love: One Foster Parent’s Story, the children’s book A Different Home: A New Foster Child’s Story, and The Foster Parenting Manual: A Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home. He also writes for a number of publications and newsletters, both here in the United States, and overseas. Dr. DeGarmo can be contacted at drjohndegarmo@gmail, through his Facebook page, Dr. John DeGarmo, or at his website,