How to Become a Foster Parent

How do I become a foster parent?

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Being a foster parent is a very rewarding experience. You will be caring for children who have been abused or neglected and serving as a role model for the biological families who are working to be reunified with their children. This is the ultimate public trust.

Important steps


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 help a child reunify with their biological family
  • Committed to attending required training sessions
  • Able to physically accommodate children in your home

Click here for answers to some common questions regarding foster care.


Ready to take the next step to becoming a foster parent?

Contact Brevard Family Partnership at (321) 752-4650 or complete our online inquiry form, for additional information.

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Foster Parent Orientation Schedule 2019-2020


We have such an amazing group of men and women who have dedicated their time and energy to making a difference in the lives of children within our community. Each person who chooses Foster Care has a “Why”. Please take a few moments to hear their stories and why they continue to choose foster care daily.