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Foster Today!

An Application is the first step to becoming a foster parent in Virginia. We have made it easy so you can be the family that a child needs? We are here to help you find out by guiding you through this rewarding process.  You have the ability to provide a nurturing, loving, and stable home for a child in need and make a difference in a child’s life.  Just simply follow these steps that begin with making that life-changing call!

 

“There are no unwanted children, just unfound families”

– The National Adoption Center

 

How to Change a Life:

  1. Make that call!
    When you call us at (866) 782-9474, a team member will be ready to answer your questions and mail an application packet to you.
    OR – Skip Ahead and Request Your Application Below!
  2. Orientation
    You and your family are invited to attend an orientation to receive more information about foster care and the process.
  3. Training
    Foster parent training 40 hours

    Instant Family movie in group workshop

    Iliza Shlesinger in Instant Family from Paramount Pictures.[/caption]The training sessions are designed to give you the tools you need to become a Foster Parent.  These sessions include Regulatory standards, grief and loss, child abuse, and behavioral interventions.

  4. Application
    We will guide you through the paperwork that is needed to become a Foster Parent!  This includes but is not limited to, references, physical exams,  DMV records, TB results, and a financial assessment.
  5. Home Study
    There will be at least 3, 2-hour home visits in which we will prepare your home while learning about you and your family.
  6. Finalize Assessment
    After the successful completion of the application, training, home study, and background checks, we will assess your family’s readiness to become a foster parent.
  7. It’s Official!
    You did it!  You are now a Licensed Foster Parent (upon approval).

Request your application packet today!

Fill out the form below and we’ll send it right out!