"A FOSTER CARE AGENCY THAT OFFERS LIFE CHANGING SERVICES AND CARES ABOUT EVERYONE"
BECOMING A FOSTER PARENT
To Become A Foster Parent, You Will Need To Go Through Our Full Approval Process That We Guide You Step By Step Through.
WE ARE HERE FOR YOU
We Provide Counseling Services For Children & Foster Parents
The Journey -
Foster Parenting Is A Wonderful Journey. We Will Be There Right Along Side Of You To Ensure We Are Helping & Guiding You The Best Way
A Team Dedicated To Providing Support & Empowerment To Children, Adolescents, & Persons With Developmental Disabilities While Teaching Realistic & Sound Skills In A Stable & Nurturing Environment, Where All Can Experience Growth & Improved Quality Of Life.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DO I BECOME A FOSTER / PROFESSIONAL PARENT?
In order to become a foster/professional parent, you must go through an approval process. This includes a background check (of all adults in your home 18 years of age and older), home study, and complete...
HOW MUCH TRAINING IN NEEDED?
All new foster parents are required to complete their preservice training and also attend a once a month training session provided by Brighter Futures.
HOW MUCH DO FOSTER PARENTS GET PAID?
The level of payment depends on the level at which the child resides. We can explain the process and the rate of pay when you contact our office.
WHEN WILL I GET PAID?
Payments are disbursed on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for services completed the previous month, via online direct deposit to the specified account provided on the “Direct Deposit Set-Up Form or check disbursement.
HOW LONG WILL THE CHILD STAY IN MY HOME?
The average stay for a foster child is about 9 months to a year. Some stay longer. Each situation is different so it will depend on the individual case.
HOW LONG DOES THE APPROVAL PROCESS TAKE?
The licensing process, including background checks, training, etc. can take 4 to 8 weeks. It is possible to be fully trained and ready to begin by the time we receive the approved background check.
HOW LONG WILL IT BE AFTER LICENSED BEFORE A CHILD IS PLACED WITH ME?
There is a constant need for good homes for these children, but it is difficult to say exactly how long it will take. We try to find a good match for the family before placing a child.