Most anyone over the age of 25 who can pass a criminal background check and provide a safe and supportive home can become a foster parent. We are looking for individuals and families who share our Guiding Principles. Learn more about Becoming a Foster Parent.
Becoming a foster parent will be both rewarding and challenging. Prospective foster parents must meet certain requirements that include an orientation, training and a home study. The process takes two to four months to complete.
Becoming a foster parent will be both rewarding and challenging and we understand that you will need support and training to help you. Foster in Austin will be with you each step of the way and offers 24 hour support, extensive training, respite services, home visits and more. Learn more about Support for Foster Parents.
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