To become a foster parent you
- Must be at least 25 years of age
- Single, legally separated or married at least one year
- History of stable employment
- Have a phone and reliable transportation
There are two kinds of foster care – basic and therapeutic. Basic Foster Care
includes health, safety, food, shelter, community involvement, education and nurturing to enhance the child’s well-being.
Therapeutic Foster Care includes everything above as well as additional support services to children and adolescents with mild to moderate emotional disturbances and/or behavioral problems.