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Requirements and Eligibility

[/cs_text][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”10″][cs_element_row _id=”11″][cs_element_column _id=”12″][cs_element_text _id=”13″][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”19″][cs_element_row _id=”20″][cs_element_column _id=”21″][cs_text id=”headertext1″ class=”cs-ta-center” style=”color:#fff;”]Please review these requirements for eligibility.[/cs_text][/cs_element_column][/cs_element_row][/cs_element_section][cs_element_section _id=”28″][cs_element_row _id=”29″][cs_element_column _id=”30″][x_accordion style=”margin-top:20px;min-height:200px;”][x_accordion_item title=”Age” open=”false”]Applicants must be at least 21 years of age. [/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Marital Status” open=”false”]Applicant(s) may be married, single, or partnered individuals. [/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Financial Stability” open=”false”]Although there are no employment requirements, applicant(s) must provide financial information and demonstrate their ability to manage their resources to meet family needs.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Religion” open=”false”]Membership or active participation in a religion is not a requirement. Information about applicant’s religious practices, attitudes and personal values will be discussed in relationship to their lifestyle.[/x_accordion_item][/x_accordion][/cs_element_column][cs_element_column _id=”36″][x_accordion style=”margin-top:20px;min-height:200px;”][x_accordion_item title=”Background Checks” open=”false”]A fingerprint check will be made on all applicants and members of the household, age 17 or older. The information may not be used as an automatic reason for denial, but will be considered in relationship to present functioning.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Child Abuse/Neglect Registry” open=”false”]The Family Care Safety Registry will be checked for prior reports on all foster care applicants and any household member age 17 and older.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Health” open=”false”]All members of the applicant’s household must provide a report of their health condition. Other medical or psychological reports will be required for clarification or assurance that the family remains in good health. Medical forms will be obtained during assessment for all household members.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Housing, Health, and Safety Standards” open=”false”]Applicant’s home must have adequate space and meet all health and safety standards.
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