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Doug, Dane County

Fostering has been fulfilling, especially when the kids contact us after leaving foster care.

Qualify to be a Foster Parent

 

We are happy you are exploring becoming a foster parent with us. There is a great need for more foster homes in every county in Wisconsin. As a statewide Wisconsin foster care agency we are always looking for loving, patient and committed new foster parents from all counties across Wisconsin. We welcome anyone, in any county, to explore fostering with us. Our goal is to place children in loving homes where they can begin to heal from significant trauma due to abuse and/or neglect. Meeting the required foster care qualifications is the first step towards getting a foster care license. 

  • Resident of Wisconsin
  • 25 years or older (CCR will consider 21+ if a spouse is 25 or over)
  • Sufficient income for the needs of your current family
  • A flexible schedule with availability before and after school and during school breaks
  • Stable, healthy relationships, people you can count on
  • Bed and adequate space and storage for personal belongings
  • Valid drivers license and auto insurance
  • Willing and able to work with the children's biological family
  • Willing to participate in the child's treatment plan
  • A clean background check will include the release of convictions, restraining orders, domestic violence and any records held by the Department of Human Services.

We would love to speak with you if you meet the above qualifications. Our staff is here to help you explore becoming a foster parent. We will answer all of your questions with honestly and provide you with all the details you need to make the best decision for you and your family. For answers to many of your questions, pleaes read our foster care frequently asked questions page. 

 

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New Foster Parent Trainings

Throughout Wisconsin

Parent Training

Sep
27
Fri
all-day Foster Parent Training Class
Foster Parent Training Class
Sep 27 – Sep 28 all-day
Ready to become a foster parent? We would love to speak with you. Begin the application process today and attend our upcoming fall training session.
Oct
14
Mon
all-day Foster Parent Training Class
Foster Parent Training Class
Oct 14 – Oct 15 all-day
We are so happy you are interested in foster parent training. We would love to speak with you about the details and answer your questions. Call Jane today 608-203-1318

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