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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!


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


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


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).