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What are CPS home visits like? (Looking to be foster parents)

We are looking to foster our nephews until their parents get their lives together. They are coming to do a home study and just wondering what to except.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:39 AM on Apr. 8, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • they come in, look around a little bit, and ask you some questions

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 10:47 AM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • They will ask you general questions to see how well you know your nephews. they will also ask you questions about your mental perspective about having the boys.. They will talk to the boys alone and ask them questions. If you need to talk i will give you my personal email and i will let you know all about what they will do. ill send my number threw there for you so you have it if you ever have any questions or need to talk

    Answer by downnoutmom at 10:50 AM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • We have temp custody of a family member's child. The social worker came in and asked us questions, personal information and general info about our family. Who we spend significant time with. Then she walked through our home and took pictures, especially the area the child would be sleeping. She opened and took pics of our fridge and then we had to sign some papers. I hear because ours was a family placement it was a lot lighter than foster parents. GL.

    Answer by Austinsmom35 at 6:04 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

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