Right now there is an URGENT need for foster parents in Northeastern & Central Ohio!

Did you know that in Summit, Franklin and Cuyahoga County alone, there are currently over 2,500 children in need of a safe home?  Foster parents provide temporary and specialized care for a non-relative child, typically ranging in age from infancy to 18, who has been removed from his/her home.  Children are taken out of their homes due to abuse, neglect, or other family problems that endanger their safety.  During this time of crisis, it is vital that children are provided with a safe, nurturing environment.

Criteria on How to Become a Foster Parent

Foster parents are extremely diverse, but there are some things they all have in common!  In order to become a foster parent you need to meet or exceed foster parent’s role criteria, to view the process and next steps to become a foster parent Start Here

Foster Parents’ Role

Right now there is an URGENT need for foster parents in Northeastern & Central Ohio!

Did you know that in Summit, Franklin and Cuyahoga County alone, there are currently over 2,500 children in need of a safe home?  Foster parents provide temporary and specialized care for a non-relative child, typically ranging in age from infancy to 18, who has been removed from his/her home.  Children are taken out of their homes due to abuse, neglect, or other family problems that endanger their safety.  During this time of crisis, it is vital that children are provided with a safe, nurturing environment.

Criteria on How to Become a Foster Parent

Foster parents are extremely diverse, but there are some things they all have in common!  In order to become a foster parent you need to meet or exceed foster parent’s role criteria, to view the process and next steps to become a foster parent Start Here

Foster Parents’ Role