FOSTER HOME By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 1. A home that is temporary for a child away from his original family. 2. A home for people with a mental or physical impairment where they will be cared for. FOSTER HOME: "A foster home is an alternative home for a child." Related Psychology Terms FOSTER CARE BATTERED-CHILD SYNDROME REHABILITATION COUNSELOR GUARDIAN AD LITEM ATTENDANT CARE APRAXIA OF GAIT AMBULATION BEHAVIORAL DEFICIT ADOPTION OPPORTUNE FAMILY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOSTER HOME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/foster-home/ (accessed August 24, 2019).