Yes! As a foster parent, you can have up to five children living in your home, including your own.
Yes! Family connections are important. We attempt to keep siblings together.
That’s okay. Most folks need more information before they make a commitment. Orientation sessions are provided to share information in order to help you make this decision.
No, foster parents do not get paid, however, they receive a non-taxable stipend to care for each child placed in their home. The stipend is to assist them in the care of the child. The range of the stipend can be anywhere from $13.04 to $55.00 per day for each child, based on the age of the child, his/her needs, the foster parent’s skills, training, and level of service they agree to provide.
Yes. We try to match a child to a family based on strengths and needs.
Loving the child and then sending him/her back to a healthier family are the hardest and most important parts of a foster parent’s job. By helping the child stay connected to his/her family, foster parents often feel they have contributed to the strengthening of the child’s family.