Who can become a foster parent?
  • Must be adults 18 years of age or older.
  • May be any sex, race, religion, color, political affiliation, nation origin, or sexual orientation.
  • May be single or part of a couple.
  • May own or rent a home or apartment.
  • Must be in reasonably good health.
  • Must have sufficiently appropriate room(s) to accommodate the child(ren).
  • Must be able to provide a suitable, safe, and stable environment.
  • Must have sufficient income to meet your own family's expenses and financial obligations.
  • Must submit to criminal records clearances, including the California Department of Justice and FBI Livescan (fingerprinting) and the Child Abuse Index Check
  • May work in or out of the home.
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