Can I be a foster parent? YES!

By meeting the following requirements and making the decision to open up
your heart and your home, you can bring hope to a child that needs you.

  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Take 27 hours of pre-service training
  • Pass criminal and child welfare clearance checks
  • Have a source of income other than foster care reimbursement
  • Own or rent a residence that meets all state requirements
  • Be willing to work as part of a team with children, families, Saint Francis staff, and other professionals

“We’re not down here on Earth just for ourselves; we’re here to help others. I can’t change what a kid has been through, but I can still be present for him. I’ll help and support him, and together we’ll do our best.”
— Sheryl & Otis McHenry, Saint Francis Oklahoma Foster Parents

Good Homes

Help kids in need of safe, temporary placement, call 1.877.263.1890.

"I’m here to help. If you let me in a bit, I can do that. Believe me, I don’t want to hurt you, I just want to help you."

Otis McHenry , Saint Francis Foster Parent
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