Greater Charlotte / Triangle / South Carolina
Becoming a Foster Parent
Each LFS Foster Parent is equipped to provide loving care to children in need of safe and stable environments. They receive 24/7 support from highly qualified and experienced staff, competitive reimbursement, liability insurance protection for all licensed therapeutic foster parents and the opportunity to meet with other foster parents.
Prospective parents must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least 21 years of age
- May be working or stay at home parents
- Rent or own their home
- Be financially stable
- Be able to provide a healthy, loving and nurturing home for a child
Each foster parent receives pre-licensing training which includes Model Approach to Partnership in Parenting (MAPP) and First Aide/CPR Certification, as well as payment based on a child’s needs.
Other foster parent benefits include:
- Planned respite
- TCIF training
- Continuous training for identified needs
- Competitive reimbursement
View our calendar for information session dates.
For more information on becoming a foster parent, contact the intake specialist nearest you:
Bessemer City, NC (704) 922-4250
Charlotte, NC (704) 940-3315
Raleigh, NC (919) 861-2884
Charleston, SC (843) 852-6007
Florence, SC (843) 669-2373