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How do I become a Foster parent? Does it cost?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:20 AM on Oct. 25, 2010 in Adoption

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  • Contact your state's foster/adoption agency and find out the requirements.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 12:21 AM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Contact DSHS
    Mystic1Pen

    Answer by Mystic1Pen at 4:27 AM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Contact your local child protective services agency and ask when the next classes are. In our state, they are free and offered every 3 months. There may be some costs involved in getting your home ready for inspection. There are child-proofing items (plug covers, cabinet locks, etc.), fire extinquishers, smoke alarms, lock boxes (several) for medicines, getting your pets shots up to date, medical exams for you and your spouse, taking CPR/First Aid classes, etc. BTW, none of this has to be done in advance of your classes.
    doodlebopfan

    Answer by doodlebopfan at 5:49 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • I agree with previous posters.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 5:33 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Contact your state for specifics
    TALuke

    Answer by TALuke at 3:33 PM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • The previous posters are right... you will have to contact your state and find out all the requirments, and they should help you.
    VeggieMuslima

    Answer by VeggieMuslima at 12:51 PM on Oct. 31, 2010

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