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Becoming A Foster Parent

General Qualifications & Steps to a Foster Career:

  • Single | Married | Civil Union
  • 21+ Mature Individuals
  • Rent (must have landlord approval) | Own
  • Driver License & Insurance
  • DCFS Fingerprinting
  • DCFS Home Study | Family Interview | Reference Checks
  • Adequate Supervision Plan for Working Foster Parents
  • UCP Seguin training | DCFS PRIDE training
  • Compliance with DCFS 402 Licensing Standards
  • Drug Screening
  • Complete Adult, Infant and Child CPR, First Aid and Safety Care for Families
  • Pass a Physical Examination 

We're With You Every Step of the Way

UCP Seguin's professional staff support team is available to you 24 hours a day, including:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Case Manager
  • In-Home Family Therapist
  • Behavior Specialist
  • Licensing Representative
  • Education Services
  • Staff Trained Respite Worker for assistance and relief

Generous monthly stipend and ongoing training provided!