Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster Parenting

Have you ever wanted the chance to positively change the life of a child or young adult? As a foster parent, you have that chance.

Who are Foster Parents? Foster Parents are men and women, at least 21 years of age, who are dedicated caregivers providing individualized support and services in their own home or community. Our foster parents build meaningful relationships with the children and youth in their home while providing nurturing support, stability and involvement in family and community activities.

Become a Foster Parent today and make a difference in the life of a child in your community – one who needs you, your home and your heart.

What Is Therepeutic Foster Care?

Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) delivers individualized and structured treatment for at-risk children and youth in a family or community settings. These programs serve children who require a higher level of care and clinical support than traditional foster care models.

CareRite TFC also ensures that:

We carefully recruit, select and train our foster parents

We create successful matches by aligning the needs and interests of our foster parents and the youth we serve

We develop an Individual Service Plan for each child in collaboration with the treatment team (child, foster parent, biological family members, social workers and other professionals as needed)

We maintain the quality of our foster homes with weekly visits and supervision

We provide ongoing comprehensive assessments helping each child progress and transition to home, permanent placement, adoption or independent living

Additionally, our Foster Parents receive many benefits including:

24/7 support from our team of trained professionals

Emergency and scheduled respite care as a break or back-up care

Skill development and educational opportunities

Specialized pre-service training and continuing educational sessions

Assistance with coordinating medical and other professional resources