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 30 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 Ministries Foster Parents

Good Homes

Help kids in need of safe, temporary placement, call 1.844.238.8675.

"We just always remember to extend mercy and grace and love to our foster kids."

Linda Cantu, Saint Francis Foster Parent

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