What do foster parents do?
Foster Parents..
* Protect and nurture children
* Connect children to safe, nurturing relationships.
* Meet children's individual, educational, medical and developmental needs.
* Support children's relationships with their birth families.
* Work as members of a professional team.
Foster parenting requires a strong commitment and a lot of hard work. Children who are suddenly uprooted from their homes are often upset and need extra understanding and patience. Your role as a foster parent is to provide stability and a loving and safe environment for each child in your care.

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1. What do foster parents do?
2. How long does it take to become a foster parent?
3. Do I have to own my own home? What if I'm a renter?
4. What if I'm a single parent? Can I still be a foster parent?
5. What is the difference between being a certified home with an agency or a licensed foster family home?
6. What kind of support do foster parents receive once a child is placed with them?
7. Do the natural parents remain involved with their child in placement?
8. What types of foster families are needed most?
9. What support services will I receive as a foster parent?
10. How many children can share a room? Can a boy and girl share the same room? As a parent, can I share my room with a child?