Requirements for Licensed Foster Homes

These requirements include but are not limited to the following:

  • The first step only takes 5 minutes. Simply fill out our New Inquiry Form.
  • Home Study
  • Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Personal and Employment Reference Checks
  • Health Department Inspection of your Home
  • Affidavit of Good Moral Character
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Discipline Agreement
  • Foster Parent Training (24 hours – 8 weekly meetings)
  • Must be in general good health and have a working telephone
  • Must be financially stable without dependence on foster care payments
  • Fingerprint checks by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the FBI on all household members over 18 years old