Foster/adoptive parent qualifications…

In order to become a foster/adoptive parent with Circles of Care, a household must have all of the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Be a United States Citizen or US Resident.
  2. Be at least 21 years of age if married, and at least 25 if single.
  3. If married, must be married for at least one year.
  4. If divorced or widowed, must have been for at least one year.
  5. Have a highschool diploma or GED or demonstrate equivalent.
  6. Have no criminal history violating state standards.
  7. Have no history of abuse or neglect.
  8. Have at least 40 square feet of space if child will be sharing a bedroom.
  9. Home/apartment equipped with heat and air conditioning.
  10. Have reliable transportation (own a vehicle).
  11. Available hospital or emergency services within 40 miles.
  12. Available public schools.

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