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Can I Be a Foster Parent?

Ready to FosterOpen your heart to open your home and what comes out is a lifelong fulfillment.

In as little as six to nine months, you can become a foster parent and together, begin the all-important journey home.

What a statement, but first, ask yourself:

Am I ready to be a foster parent?
Do I have enough room in my home to temporarily house a child?
Can my home pass a safety inspection?
Am I physically and emotionally capable of caring for children?
Do I have a history or record of abuse or neglect?
Do I have an adequate income to meet my own family’s current needs?
Have I been in my current relationship for more than 12 months?
Has an adult in my home ever been convicted of a crime?
Am I ready to begin the home study process?

Contact A Recruiter!

1-866-90-CHILD

Orange: 407-687-7115

Seminole: 407-412-2508

Osceola: 407-412-2527

How else can I help?

Everyone in the community can help strengthen the foster care system by providing:

  • Free haircuts, dental care or tailoring
  • Home furnishings or repairs
  • Free music, dance, art or sports lessons
  • Tutoring services
  • Donated clothing, household items  or school supplies
  • Monetary gifts
  • Word of mouth and recruitment efforts
  • Volunteer services
 
Learn More

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Sponsored by CBC of Central Florida and the State of Florida, Department of Children and Families.

CBC

CBC of Central Florida Administrative Support Center
4001 Pelee Street, Suite #200
Orlando, FL 32817
Phone: 321-441-2060

For more information on Fostering and Adoption, please call 866-90-CHILD (24453).