Adoptive & Foster Home Training

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent and/or adopting you will first need to complete our Inquiry Form. Click here to complete the Inquiry Form.

Your next step is to enroll in the no-cost Quality Parenting Training. The training is designed to:

  • Help families make informed decisions about fostering/adopting;
  • Help families understand their important roles and commitments as a member of the foster care/adoption team; and
  • Prepare families to navigate the foster care/adoption system.

The classes are typically three hours and are held one night a week for seven weeks. All classes are held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Orientation must be completed before attending classes and may be completed online. Click here to complete the orientation.

To enroll in one of the classes, contact us at 850-628-5170.


Unless otherwise noted classes are once a week, beginning with dates listed below. Classes times may vary. NOTE FOR EXPEDITED CLASSES: First class for Bay county will be from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm and first class for Jackson county will be from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm.  The remainder of the classes will follow the posted schedule.

Note: All adult household members are required to receive this certification.  Due to the sensitive nature of the training material, children are not permitted to attend Foster Care & Adoption Training Classes.

Bay & Gulf Counties

Adoptive & Foster Home Training - Expedited Schedule
700 W. 23rd St. Building H Panama City, FL 32404 (Classes are CST)
Jul 13, 2019 – Aug 3, 2019, 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Calhoun & Jackson Counties

Adoptive & Foster Home Training - Expedited Schedule
4120 Jireh Ct, Marianna, FL 32448
Jul 14, 2019 – Aug 4, 2019, 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Holmes & Washington Counties

Adoptive & Foster Home Training
Grace Assembly @ Chipley, 567 Main St. Chipley, FL 32428
Jul 22, 2019 – Sep 2, 2019, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm