Foster parents provide safe and caring temporary homes for children whose families are currently unable to care for them. Individuals who provide foster care services are assessed by the Children's Division and our contractors to meet regulation and policy requirements for licensure.

Foster parents are required to complete initial training as well as continuing training, along with on-going support to meet the needs of the foster youth population. We are here to offer information to assist, support and connect you to the training and resources you need.

For more information about the rights and responsibilities of a foster parent, please review:

Community Support Groups

Community Support Groups are available to foster & adoptive parents to offer additional support services and guidance. For more information, reach out to a Community Support Group near you.
In addition, the following services and support are also available:

To learn about other opportunities for services and support, you can also contact your Resource Licensing Worker.