Becoming a Foster Parent
You can make a difference to children who need a safe home.
Not near a Casey office?
Learn more about fostering in your state from the National Foster Parent Association.

To become a foster parent, you don’t need a fancy house, a spouse or partner, or extensive parenting experience.

You do need dedication, flexibility and patience.

Most of all, you need a strong desire to provide a stable, loving and supportive home for a child in foster care.

Casey Family Programs has been working to improve foster care for more than 40 years. We have a rich history of helping foster families succeed as caregivers.

Casey Family Programs is actively recruiting foster parents in:

Please contact the office in your community if you would like to apply to become a foster parent with Casey Family Programs.

If you live in a community not listed, please contact the National Foster Parent Association for more information about becoming a foster parent.

Who can be a foster parent?
All types of people can be successful foster parents – married couples, domestic partners, same-sex couples and single people – as long as they can provide a child stability, love and support.

What do children in foster care need?
Children in foster care need loving and dedicated adults to welcome them into their homes and nurture them as they grow into healthy, happy and self-sufficient adults.