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Become a Foster Parent

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Foster care is a temporary protective placement for children who cannot live with their families. Children enter foster care through no fault of their own, usually because of abuse, neglect, family crisis, or other safety-related circumstances. The goal of foster care is to provide all children with a safe, stable, nurturing environment

A Foster Parent is an adult who has received training and is licensed to care for children who are in the foster care system. Foster Parents provide children a safe, stable, and nurturing environment until a permanency plan can be achieved. Permanency plans can include reunification with their biological families or adoption. Foster Parents must complete an application, complete PRIDE (Parent Resource for Information Development and Education) Training, and submit to a home study in order to earn their license and be allowed to have foster children in their homes.

We are looking for people who:

  • Are committed to loving and nurturing a child in your home.
  • Are willing to work in partnership with everyone involved in the child's life to meet the child's needs.
  • Are dedicated to helping a child be reunified with their biological family
  • Are financially able to provide for your present needs and family emergencies.
  • Attend required training sessions.
  • Consent to criminal and child abuse registry checks.
  • Have enough physical space in your home to accommodate children.
  • Are at least 21 years old.
  • Pass a health inspection of your home.
  • Are willing to meet a licensing counselor for an in-depth home study to determine if your family meets these requirements.
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Take the First Steps Towards Becoming a Foster Parent

  1. Click Here to Complete our Contact Form or Call Us for More Information: 1-855-786-KIDS (5437)
  2. Attend the initial Foster Parent Orientation
  3. Proceed with the Full Application and Training Process
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