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WHO CAN BECOME A FOSTER PARENT?

MAY IS NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH. COULD YOU BE A FOSTER PARENT?

The prospective foster/adoptive parents may be single or married and must:

  • be at least 21 years of age, financially stable, and responsible mature adults,
  • complete an application (staff will assist you, if you prefer),
  • provide references,
  • agree to a home study which includes visits with all household members,
  • background check
  • attend free training to learn about issues of abused and neglected children.

INTERESTED?  GET STARTED WITH A ONE ON ONE WITH A FAMILY SPECIALIST: HERE

For King and Snohomish Counties call 206-694-5713 or email familybuilder@lcsnw.org

About Laurie Hardie

Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.