Foster and Adoptive Parent Requirements

  1. Have a passion to open your home to children in Texas foster care.
  2. Understand that foster care is a temporary living situation for children who have experienced abuse and neglect.
  3. Foster parents can be single or married.
  4. Be at least 21 years of age.
  5. Have a high school diploma, G.E.D or pass an alternate equivalency skills test.
  6. Have reliable transportation and auto insurance coverage.
  7. Committed to working with a team to serve the best interest of children.
  8. Be active in a Christian church or other faith community.
  9. Must be financially self-sustaining.