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How old do you have to be?

To be eligable for foster parenting

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:38 PM on Sep. 30, 2010 in Adoption

Answers (14)
  • Older than 21.
    KC3221

    Answer by KC3221 at 4:39 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • 21 or older
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 4:40 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • 21 years of age.


     

    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 4:41 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 4:41 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Every state has different guide lines.
    My3Ez

    Answer by My3Ez at 4:42 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Each state will have their own guidelines. I suggest checking with your state's guidelines and making sure you also meet any other requirements.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 4:45 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I don't know that there should be an age limit... Each couple or parent should be looked in to and okayed by the proper authorities, regardless of age. I know couples who at 18 and 19 would have made excellent foster parents, and couples at 35 who I wouldn't allow to foster a hamster. If a person or couple has the ability, love and competence to care for a child who needs help, I don't see any good reason to make them wait or to make a child sit in a group home without them simply because of age.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 4:58 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I misread, I thought you were asking for how old "should" someone be... You would have to check with your state laws, but usually it's 21 or 25.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:20 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • Depends on your state in GA it is 25, I have heard that in some states it is 21.
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 9:33 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 12:15 PM on Oct. 1, 2010

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