Become A Foster Parent

Quality Family Services is always looking for professional, caring, and motivated individuals who are interested in becoming foster parents to help a child in need. Before becoming a foster parent, there are a few basic requirements that must be met.


  • You must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Marital Status (Can be single, divorce, or married)

  • Couples must take all the training. Both parents have to participate and become certified.

  • All individuals in the family, including children, must be interested and willing to do foster care.

  • You can not solely depend on foster care as your income. Your current income must exceed your expenses.

  • Criminal Background Check

  • Everyone in the home must have a physical and TB test with written approval from your doctor that you are physically and mentally capable to provide foster care for children.

  • Your home must be suitably equipped, safe, clean, and have sufficient space to accommodate additional children in the home. Foster children must have their own bed to sleep in preferably in their own room.

  • Adults must have a valid NC driver's license with a safe driving record and a safe vehicle for transporting children.

  • You must be open to a "team" approach in working with all parties involved, including birth parents.

  • You must complete all training as required by the State of North Carolina.

  • Adults should have at least a high school diploma/GED or must have the ability to read, write, and follow written and verbal direction.

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