How do I become a foster parent?
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.
- Attend an informational session
- Complete 30 hours of foster parent 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 help a child reunify with their biological family
- Committed to attending required training sessions
- Able to physically accommodate children in your home
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.
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.