Foster Care Overview
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Foster Parent FAQ
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Supported Living in Ohio
Mission & Values
How foster care works
Can I specify which types of children I foster?
Is there funding available for foster parents?
Why should I become a foster parent?
How long do foster care placements typically last?
What’s the best foster care program?
How long is the process to become a foster parent?
Will I be in contact with the families of my foster child?
What are the criteria for becoming a foster parent?
How long before a child can be placed in my care?
Can I decide the age of the child that I foster?
What are the steps to becoming a foster parent?
What if am fostering a child and it doesn’t work out?
Adoption at Necco
Can I adopt a specific child through Necco?
What are the steps to adopting a child?
Can I adopt a child through Necco?
How long does the adoption process take?
What fees are associated with adoption?
Can you be a foster parent?
If I’m divorced, can I still be a foster parent?
Do you offer childcare, so I can attend foster parenting classes?
Can unmarried couples become foster parents?
We work full-time, can we still foster?
How can I complete foster training when my spouse travels for work?
Do I have too many kids to become a foster parent?
If I am LGBTQ can I still become a foster parent?
Am I too old or too young to be a foster parent?
Foster care housing
Can I foster a child if I’m a renter?
Do I have too many pets to be a foster parent?
Can I foster if I live in a mobile home a condo or an apartment?
Can I foster if I don’t have a car?
How many bedrooms do I need to foster a child?
Is my house too small to be a foster parent?
Foster care safety
Can I foster if I have been charged with or convicted of a crime?
Can I foster if I receive mental health services?
Can I foster if I am a recovering addict?
Can I foster if I have had past Child Protective Services involvement?
Can I foster if I have medical issues?
Foster care financial
If I’m on disability, can I be a foster parent?
If I receive government benefits, can I be a foster parent?
If I don’t work, can I be a foster parent?
Do I make enough money to be a foster parent?
Can I foster through Necco, if I am with another agency?
I was in foster care, can I be a foster parent?
Can I foster a child if I don’t have a high school diploma or GED?
I am a daycare provider, can I be a foster parent?
Can I foster a specific child?