Foster Care Process & Next Steps

Once you decide to become a foster parent, Caring for Kids, Inc. will help you obtain your state required foster certification, which is valid for two years.  The certification process includes training for future foster parents so that they are equipped to meet the needs of any child placed in their care.

 

Caring for Kids will be by your side during this exciting time to be sure that you and your home are prepared for the placement of a child or children.  Our professionals assess each foster parent’s training needs and provide training opportunities that best fulfill these needs.  All Caring for Kids foster parents are required to meet or exceed certain criteria before placement can occur.

Initial Foster Parent/Family Certification Requirements:

Continuing Foster Parent/Family Certification Requirements:

After these requirements have been fulfilled, there are some things caregivers can do to prepare themselves and their home for the arrival of a child(ren).

* Please note that the only requirement is an empty bed.  All other preparations are suggestions to help ease the transition of adding another household member to your home.

Foster Care Process & Next Steps

Once you decide to become a foster parent, Caring for Kids, Inc. will help you obtain your state required foster certification, which is valid for two years.  The certification process includes training for future foster parents so that they are equipped to meet the needs of any child placed in their care.

 

Caring for Kids will be by your side during this exciting time to be sure that you and your home are prepared for the placement of a child or children.  Our professionals assess each foster parent’s training needs and provide training opportunities that best fulfill these needs.  All Caring for Kids foster parents are required to meet or exceed certain criteria before placement can occur.

Initial Foster Parent/Family Certification Requirements:

Continuing Foster Parent/Family Certification Requirements:

After these requirements have been fulfilled, there are some things caregivers can do to prepare themselves and their home for the arrival of a child(ren).

* Please note that the only requirement is an empty bed.  All other preparations are suggestions to help ease the transition of adding another household member to your home.