Who can be a foster parent?

  • Married or single

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Have enough income to meet their own expenses

  • Able to provide a safe, healthy home with enough space for a child

  • Willing to be a part of a team with the agency, child's family, schools, and others

  • Willing to attend pre-service training and ongoing training

  • No history of involvement with Social Services

  • No criminal record

  • Have a working telephone and transportation and be willing to take child to appointment

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1. What is foster parenting?
2. Who can be a foster parent?
3. How do I become a foster parent?
4. What are the rewards of foster parenting?
5. What are the challenges of foster parenting?
6. What is the approval process to become a foster parent?