Illinois DCFS thanks foster dad and mom and encourages the general public to turn into licensed foster households
Might is Foster Guardian Appreciation Month, a time to honor and have a good time the 8,350 foster households throughout the state who’ve made it their life’s mission to take care of Illinois’ most susceptible kids and encourage extra Illinoisans to hitch them by changing into licensed foster households.
- Take part in a social evaluation and residential inspection.
- Full a coaching on foster care and the wants of kids who’re in foster care.
- Full a prison background test of all family members.
- Be financially steady.
- Full a well being screening.
Foster dad and mom have to be at the very least 21 years outdated and will be married, in a civil union, single, divorced or separated. They’ll work full- or part-time, go to high school or be a stay-at-home father or mother; and hire or personal their very own dwelling.