First, attend an information session where you will learn about foster care options and their requirements. This will help you decide if you are ready to take the next steps toward becoming a licensed foster parent.
Wednesday, April 12
12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Hennepin County Library – Hosmer
347 East 36th Street, Minneapolis
Saturday, May 6*
10 a.m. to noon
Hennepin County Library – Brookdale
6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center
*This information meeting will be one session of a larger foster care month event. Please check back for more details about other optional sessions available to include a foster parent panel, keynote speaker and resource fair.
Tuesday, May 23
6 to 8 p.m.
Hennepin County Library – Brooklyn Park
8500 West Broadway Avenue, Brooklyn Park
After you attend an information session and return all the required paperwork, you will be assigned an intake worker. Your intake worker will let you know which training courses you must complete.
There are no fees to adopt a child whose parents have lost the right to raise them. A contracted agency will help you through the process: