A Child's Life

Thousands of kids count on the love, security and stability foster families provide. Are you ready to start the journey? Learn more about becoming a foster parent!
                   Fostering FAQs


Open your heart, open your home

Experience the rewards of fostering

Attend a free orientation session to learn about the process, requirements, joys and challenges of becoming a foster parent. Then, begin the journey of a lifetime!

All families interested in opening their hearts and homes by fostering must complete orientation and 21 hour PIP, a training course which will help prepare you for caring for children who've suffered abuse, neglect and/or abandonment. You may also find it helpful to visit our FAQ page to gain a better understanding of what it means to be a foster family. There is a critical need for homest willing to foster teenagers and sibling groups.

We hope to see you at an upcoming orientation!

(attendance in one orientation class is required prior to attending pre-service training)

Orientations are held on 4 Mondays each month:

First Monday of the Month @ 9 a.m.
Second Monday of the Month @ 1 p.m.
Third Monday of the Month @ 4 p.m.
Fourth Monday of the Month @ 6 p.m.

Orientation classes are held at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE 4th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Please RSVP by completing the online questionnaire.

Foster parent training class:
(attendance for all 21 hours is required to complete the class)\
Upcoming PIP Training:

Wednesdays – 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  June 7, 14, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26
Saturdays – 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  July 29, August 5, August 12
Saturdays – 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  September 16, 23, 30
Tuesdays – 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. October 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21.


Call 954-453-6469 or complete this form.

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