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How to Become a Foster Parent

Specialized Foster Care

Specialized Foster Care provides a therapeutic home to one child age 12 to 17. The focus is on providing a safe environment where the child can work on developing life skills and can grow accustomed to consistency and structure in preparation for a permanent home placement.

Specialized Foster Care placements can last as little as a few months, but most last about a year. During this time you will be considered part of the treatment team; working with our staff to ensure the child is adapting and thriving. Each family is assigned a case manager and staff members are available 24-hours a day in case of emergency.

Typically, specialized foster parents have experience providing foster or adoptive care, are health or allied health professionals, or are experienced parents with strong and proven parenting skills.