You can help kids and families in Summit County…That's something special! Did you know that foster parents are:
Age 21 and older
All income levels
Men and women
Single, married or divorced
With or without children
Just like you!
There are different kinds of foster homes:
Baby (ages 0-3) homes – The caretaker must have the flexibility to care for a baby full-time in your home.
Emergency Homes – Three homes carry a pager and are on-call for 10 days each month.These homes provide short term placements, usually a few hours to maybe a few weeks.Most of the placements in Summit County fall under this category.
Regular foster homes – These homes take in children who may need longer care, or cover occasional back-up for emergency homes.These homes may make stipulations regarding the children they take into their homes.
Teen friendly homes – Summit County is always in need of teen friendly homes.