Frequently Asked Questions - Foster Family Agency

What is a resource parent?

Am I eligible to become a resource parent?

What does it cost?

What types of children/youth are needing resource families?

How do I know if we are ready to be resource parents?

Do I have adequate income to meet my current family’s needs?

What are my time commitments?

How long does the CLC resource parent approval process take?

Will I have contact with birth families?

Am I able to adopt children/youth from foster care?

Am I obligated to continue in the approval process once I submit an application?

How will fostering or adopting affect my birth children?

How long can the placement stay in my home?

Do I have a choice of the type and ages of placements referred to me; will I meet the children/youth prior to placement?

What if I don't think the placement is compatible with my family?

How many placements can I have, can my birth child share a room with a placement, and do I need to own my home?

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