Becoming a foster family is a tremendous responsibility with an equally tremendous reward. The need for foster families has never been greater. How do you know if you’d be a good candidate to open your heart and your home to a child when they need it most? Here are the Top 10 reasons YOU would be an amazing foster care parent!

  • You know you will not only make a positive change in a child’s life but also in the community.
  • You are up for an adventure and can rise above uncertainty.
  • You and your family members are ready to welcome and love a child.
  • You know there is not one definition of family.
  • You are willing to work as part of a team! Our Beech Acres Parenting Center staff and our network of foster care parents will support, mentor and pick up the phone 24/7.
  • You have some flexibility in your schedule to meet the needs of a foster child.
  • You are ready to connect with other foster families and become part of something bigger than yourself. THIS IS HOW WE CELEBRATE!
  • Keeping kids safe is important to you.
  • You are ready to be a cheerleader for children and unlock their unique strengths!
  • You are ready to make a profound change in a family’s life, whether it is for now or for forever.

Take your first step by contacting Calena Durel today at 1-855-787-KIDS (1-855-787-5437).

The licensing process takes approximately 3-6 months. Get started with your required classes now. Check out our Foster Care FAQ for more information.