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Become a foster parent in 5 steps.

There are 5 steps required to become a foster parent with Community Care Resources. We are very excited to speak with you about your interest in getting a foster care license. We have a desperate need for loving homes to care for kids over the age of 8-years-old and sibling groups.

Get a foster parent license in 4 months.

The CCR licensing process is streamlined to make things as easy and stress-free as possible. Our team prepares all applicants to be confident and ready to care for kids with a variety of trauma backgrounds. Without a doubt, new CCR foster parents feel prepared to accept their first placement. 

1 - A Phone Call

After reading the qualify to be a foster parent page, call or contact us to get started. We answer calls and respond to inquiries quickly. 

Our New Foster Parent Advisor has the professional and personal experience to help you make the best decision for your family. become a foster parent She will provide details on qualifications, levels of care, support services, and much more. Prequalifying to be a CCR foster parent over the phone is quick and easy.  

2 - Foster Care Application & Background Checks

Now you are ready for an electronic application. Completing the application typically takes less than 45 minutes. Upon your approval, background checks, fingerprints, and reference paperwork will be mailed.

At this time, applicants begin the required online Wisconsin foster parent pre-placement training. The course includes 7 short videos and is a great introduction to being a Wisconsin Foster Parent. 

3 - Interviews & Home Visits

Upon receipt of a favorable background check and references, the first interview is scheduled. Additionally, there will be several home visits. All interviews and visits are casual and confidential. 

Our staff will walk you through the process at a comfortable pace and new foster parents always know what to expect next during the licensing process.  

4 - Foster Care Classes

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Foster Parent Training Prepared Us

30-hours of classroom training are required. CCR training provides the necessary education and tools to care for children with trauma and heightened emotions and behaviors. 

5 - Licensure

Upon completion of all paperwork, home visits, and training, a home study will be written. At this time, a foster care license will be issued and filed with the state of Wisconsin. You are now ready to accept foster children and become part of a child's healing process!  


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