May is National Foster Care Month

Posted at 5:44 PM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 19:09:52-04
May is National Foster Care Month. There are plenty of children in our state who need families. If you've thought of becoming a foster parent -- you have to meet certain requirements:
  1. You must be at least 21 years of age
  2. Able to obtain medical clearance from a health provider
  3. Married couples as well as single individuals are welcome
  4. You must be able to meet your family’s current financial obligations
  5. Both men and women can become foster/adoptive parents
  6. Your home must pass a health and fire inspection
  7. Police clearance and fingerprinting is required for everyone 18 years & older who reside in your home
  8. You need to be wiling to work in the best interest of the child
Click here to learn more about becoming a foster parent.