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Foster Parent Recruitment

Foster Care provides a safe, secure environment for a youth until the youth can return home or until a permanent home is found.

Burleigh County is actively recruiting Foster Parents in our community.

To learn more about foster parenting and how to get involved please contact Chelsea Flory at 701-222-6670 Ext.293.

Foster Parent Handbook

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS TO BE LICENSED AS A FOSTER HOME

Be at least 21 years of age

Be financially stable

Be single or married

Own or rent a home or apartment

Have homeowners or renter's insurance

Be with or without children of their own

Have adequate space for a child

Provide personal references

Have a clear background check

Have ability to work as a team with social workers & other service providers

Have ability to understand and show acceptance of the child's parents

Be aware that foster care is usually temporary

TYPES OF FOSTER CARE

Emergency Foster Care

Kinship Care

Home Based Foster Care

Therapeutic

Residential Child Care Facility (RCCF)

Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF)

SUPPORTIVE BENEFITS FOR LICENSED FOSTER CARE

Pre-Service Training

Foster PRIDE: In-Service (Core) Training

Support for Foster Parents

A Team Approach

Financial Reimbursements

FOSTER PARENT NEWSLETTER

Fostering Communications newsletter is published by the University of North Dakota Children and Family Services Training Center and is sent, quarterly, to all foster parents, foster care providers, and child welfare agencies. The newsletter is dedicated to highlighting statewide, regional, and local foster parent activities.

 

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