Who can be a foster/adoptive parent?

All types of families can be successful adoptive families!


Families can be:

  • Single or married
  • With or without children
  • From a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds
  • From a variety of age groups, but must be at least 21 years of age


Families adopting from foster care must be willing to:

  • Complete training to become a licensed foster family
  • Demonstrate emotional and financial stability
  • Be flexible, resourceful, and have room in their home for a child or children