Going the EXTRA Mile for Children and Families

Foster Parent FAQ

What are the criteria for becoming a foster parent?

Must be at least 21 years of age, with at least a high school education. Must be willing to submit (and pass) a Criminal History Background Check, a credit check, a DMV driver’s check, health examinations and drug screenings. Foster parents must demonstrate moral character, daily lifestyle, and personal behaviors that are congruent with the community standards of Raintree Village Board of Directors. Must have a wholesome philosophy of life and a love for children; should possess a cooperative spirit and work with the entire staff in the best interest of the child.

Offering children and youth an opportunity for a future by instilling within them a strong FAITH in God, a HOPE for a better tomorrow, and a LOVE for self and others.