STEPS TO BECOMING A FOSTER PARENT:
*TBA when applications will start to be accepted**
Step 1: Must be 21 years or older. Attend Aspire Hope, inc 2 hour orientation to understand requirements for being a foster parent.
Step 2: A home study conducted by an Aspire Hope, inc social worker will be completed once application is received. Home study will be approximately 2 hours. Topics include family dynamics, background information and pre-home inspection.
Step 3: Applicants complete a live scan screening to begin the background check. All persons 18 yrs or older residing in the home MUST have a background check at the prospective resource families own expense.
Step 4/Step 5: Provide Aspire Hope, inc with all necessary documents along with your foster parent application (i.e DMV record, Car insurance, Health screening, CPR/First Aid, etc). While gathering all necessary documents needed prospective resource parents will need to complete agency assigned online pre-service training prior to being approved as a resource family.
Step 6: Prospective Resource Family will then undergo a final home inspection.
Step 7: If all above areas are approved YOU ARE OFFICIALLY APPROVED AS A RESOURCE FAMILY!