How long is care needed?

The “average” stay in family foster care can range from three to nine months. Some placements can be much shorter or extended longer. Each child’s situation is different and determining the length of stay is difficult.

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1. Do I have to own my own home to do foster care?
2. What kind of training or experience do I have to have?
3. Can I choose who I foster?
4. How long is care needed?
5. Will the family know where the child is placed?
6. What is a concurrent home?
7. How do I become a licensed provider?