When is foster care appropriate?
What steps will I have to take to become a certified foster parent?
What makes me eligible to be a foster parent?
How will my health be considered for eligibility?
If I have a disability will I be denied from becoming a foster parent?
How will my financial/employment status be considered for eligibility?
How will my background be considered for eligibility?
Whose consent do I need to become a foster parent?
REGISTRATION AND APPLICATION PROCESS
How do I register as a foster parent?
What will I be asked to provide in my application?
If I attend any of the PRIDE sessions am I obligating myself to accept a child?
How are the PRIDE sessions conducted and how much time do I have to commit?
Will I ever have to re-do the training?
In addition to being PRIDE certified, will I have to complete any other training?
Will I have to make arrangements to care for my foster child during training?
How will my home be inspected?
How much space in my house will I need to raise a foster child?
What must I provide in terms of a bedroom?
What rights do I have if I am denied from becoming a foster parent?
SUBSIDIES AND ASSISTANCE
What subsidies will I be eligible for when I become a foster parent?
PLACEMENT OF FOSTER CHILDREN
How long will the child be placed with me?
Can I get permanent custody of the child?
What restrictions can I put in?