How to Become a Foster Parent
Being a foster parent is an enriching experience. You will be caring for abused or neglected children and serving as a role model for the biological families working for reunification with their children. Here’s how to get started on the path to becoming a foster parent.
- Attend an information session
- Complete 27 hours of pre-service training
- Participate in child abuse and criminal background check
- Participate in an in-depth home inspection and home study
You may be eligible for foster parenting if you are:
- At least 21 years old
- Married or single
- Renting or owning
- Financially stable
- Committed to loving and nurturing a child in your home
- Willing to work in partnership with everyone involved in the child’s life to meet the child’s needs
- Dedicated to helping a child reunify with their biological family
- In attendance at all required training sessions
- Able to physically accommodate children in your home
See our Foster Care FAQs or message us today!
Ready to take the next step to become a foster parent? Contact Brevard Family Partnership at (321) 752-4650.
Foster Parent Orientation Schedule 2022-2023
Each person who chooses Foster Care has a “Why.” Please take a few moments to witness their stories.