When it comes to accessing social services and public assistance, you probably have a lot of questions. The questions and answers provided below will help you become familiar with much of the information you need.
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Our greatest need is for families who are willing to take school aged children, teens, and sibling groups.
You will be assigned a foster care coordinator/assessor who will complete your home study with you. If you have met the requirements you will become licensed to foster and will be approved for adoption.
Your role is to:
Assistance will include:
No. You can own or rent and can live in a house, apartment, or mobile home. You must have sufficient space for children and their belongings.
A foster home license is good for 2 years.
Yes. Each child must have a bed of their own. A foster child cannot share a bedroom with a child of the opposite sex, except when all children in the bedroom are under the age of five.
Yes. Birth families are entitled to visitation with their children by state law. The child’s case worker will arrange visitation, and visits take place at The Children's Center of Medina County or another agreed upon location.