First, you need
to attend an orientation, where you will receive
information about foster care.
Next you will
attend PRIDE training to help better equip you to care
for foster children.
After all your
paperwork has been turned in, a licensing worker will
call you to set up an initial appointment to see you.
worker will come to your home for the appointment. Both
parents must be present.
visit will take 2-3 hours. You and your licensing worker
will discuss various issues, like the type of children
with you, the licensing worker will look at your home to
make sure it is safe for children.
worker will recommend that a license be issued. The
supervisor reviews and then Okays the recommendation.
The license is
typed. You will receive it by mail in a few weeks.
You are now
licensed to receive and love children. Placement workers
will be calling you.
Remember not to
take more children than you are licensed for.
If you have
problems or questions, call your licensing worker. We’re
there for you.
worker will come out each year for a 1-2 hour visit.
Thanks for making a difference in a child’s life.