My name is Mellisa Findlay. I am a social worker with KidsPeace Foster Care.
KidsPeace is a therapeutic foster care agency providing foster homes to youth who need loving and nurturing homes. We are looking for individuals interested in working with youth in need of a loving home. We are located in Columbia, MD.
To become a certified foster parent, you must complete the following:
* 30 hours of pre-service training
* Background clearances for all household members 18 and over
* Physical exam for all household members
* Proof of vaccinations for all pets
* Home Inspection
* References for you and your spouse/partner
* School references for school age children
* Income verification
We are having an information meeting on Thursday, June 16, 2016 The meeting is from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Our address is 5575 Sterrett Pl., Suite 200, Columbia, MD 21044 (directly across from the Columbia Mall). At this meeting, you will hear more about our program and be able to ask questions and there is no obligation or fee to attend. Our next pre-service training is scheduled to begin on August 6, 2016 (Saturday) from 12pm-5pm. More information about pre-service training will be discussed at the information meeting on June 16, 2016.
- Child Development
- Youth Services
- Child Welfare
- Child Care
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- at least 1 year