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Minimum Standards for Foster Parenting

Find out if you meet all of the official the Foster Parent Minimum Standards by clicking HERE. - Age: 19 or older (if one spouse is younger and they're related to the child an  exception may be made. - Marital Status: Foster parents may be single (single includes never married or legally divorced) or married. If… Continue reading Minimum Standards for Foster Parenting

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Foster Parent Bill of Rights

Ala. Code § 38-12A-1 Foster Parent Bill of Rights The Department of Human Resources shall ensure that each foster parent shall have all of the following rights: (1) The right to be treated with dignity, respect, trust, value, and consideration as a primary provider of foster care and a member of the professional team caring… Continue reading Foster Parent Bill of Rights