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Foster care varies in length, depending on the clients' preferences, circumstances, and needs.
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Yes, for Isanti County to license you as a foster care provider, you must live in Isanti County. If you do not, you can check with the county that you do live in.
You do not have to live in a house. Apartments, mobile homes or condominiums can also be options.
You do not have to be married.
Yes, you can be a single parent.
You must be 18 years or older for adult foster care.
Yes, you may work outside your home.
There are a variety of different funding sources that pay for foster care depending upon the circumstances. The funding follows the client depending on their need for services/care.
A variety of medical and dental expenses may be provided by Medical Assistance or private insurance. A foster care provider is not responsible for client costs.
Yes, depending on the needs of the client. Bedrooms may be shared with consent of client, but each client needs their own bed.