WHS Foster Care Services

Foster Parent Applicant

  • Marital status (can be single, married, separated)
  • Can be related or non-related to foster child
  • Must be financially stable
  • Able to produce proof of income and current utility bills
  • Have an approved living situation (apartment, house, flat, mobile home, etc.)
  • Able to pass criminal and protective services’ clearances
  • Complete foster parent orientation, Pride foster parent training and CPR/First Aid

Benefits of Becoming A Wolverine Human Services Foster Parent

  • Able to choose sex, race, and characteristics of children placed in the home
  • Receive foster care stipend
  • Receive appropriate foster child referrals
  • Be part of a supportive team to help foster children
  • Training given to facilitate successful placements
  • Help and representation with community resources
  • 24 hour emergency telephone social work access

Process of Becoming A Wolverine Human Services’ Foster Parent

  • Complete foster parent orientation, Pride foster parent training and CPR/First
  • Complete fingerprinting
  • Criminal and protective services’ clearances processed
  • Agreement of Agency policies
  • Have an approved living situation (apartment, house, flat, mobile home, etc.)
  • Home assessment completed (to ensure a structurally safe and clean environment)

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