You have something unique to offer our system of care! Foster parents are integral members of a child’s “team” and ensure all the child’s needs are met.
How Do I Become a Foster Parent?
Prospective foster parents work with local community organizations to complete the licensing process.
Connect with non-profit organizations working to support foster families in your community
Rewards of Being a Foster Parent
Many foster parents and their families choose to keep their homes active and continue accepting children because they find the experience so meaningful and rewarding.
Meeting the Challenges of Fostering
Foster parents are not tasked with this alone, each child comes with a team dedicated to their well-being.
You don't have to become a foster parent to support fostering.
Levels of Foster Care Licensure
This NEW licensure type is designed for relatives and non-relatives who have an existing relationship with the child from whom they are seeking licensure.
Terms and definitions.
Find useful resources.
If you are interested in learning more about whether fostering is right for your family, please call Florida’s Foster Information Center toll-free at 1-833-678-3735 (1-83-FosterFL).