Have you ever considered becoming a foster parent but don’t know where to start? Here’s a list of questions to ask yourself when considering becoming a foster parent to a child in need. This questionnaire is intended to be a starting point and a tool for personal reflection or discussion with your family. The questionnaire also highlights the core attitudes and behaviors that foster parents must demonstrate.
Benefits of Foster Parenting
- Make a lasting difference in a child’s life. The temporary care you give will provide a safe and stable environment for a child experiencing crisis such as abuse, neglect or other family challenges.
- Experience personal growth. The parenting, communication and relationships skills you’ll build through fostering a child or teenager are life-changing.
- Sharing your family’s love.