Do I have to own my own home to do foster care?
No! You may own or rent a trailer home, apartment, condominium, or single family home. All are acceptable providing they meet safety standards. Some homes will require a Fire Inspection from the State Fire Marshall or other authorized fire inspector.

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1. Do I have to own my own home to do foster care?
2. What kind of experience or training do I have to have?
3. Do foster children need their own bedrooms?
4. Can a single person be a foster care provider?
5. Can I choose the age group?
6. As a foster care provider, would I be responsible for medical bills accrued by the individual in place in my care?
7. If I have a child in placement, will the family know where the child is? May they have contact with their family?
8. Can foster parents adopt the children in their care?
9. How long do children stay in foster care?
10. What are foster parents paid?
11. Can foster parents work outside the home?
12. Will I meet the child before he/she is placed in my home?
13. Once I am licensed, how long will it take to get a foster child placed in my home?
14. Can single people apply to be foster parents?
15. What are the requirements for transporting children?
16. Will I get to choose the age and/or sex of the child placed in my home?
17. What qualities should I possess to become a foster parent?