What are the requirements to become a foster parent with CFCS?

CFCS foster parents:
• Are age 25+
• Have physical space for a child
• Have stable housing and finances
• Are physically and emotionally able to care for a child with challenging behaviors
• Have availability to meet with the child’s CFCS social worker weekly in the home during business hours
• Are able to be a supportive member of the treatment team, including advocating for a child’s needs, attending school meetings, attending quarterly treatment meetings
• Complete thorough background check including review of criminal history, DCF history, and fingerprinting