Foster parents play an essential part in helping children recover from the trauma or abuse of their pasts. They can provide a stabilizing presence and teach valuable life lessons while children are in their care. While some children return to their birth families, fostering may be a step toward adoption. Learn what is required from foster and adoptive parents in Stark County and where to go to get started.
Once you’ve done your research and are ready to take the next step, contact Stark County Job & Family Services to start the process of becoming a foster parent.
According to Stark County Job & Family Services, foster parents in Stark County are required to:
Learn about the assistance resources available for adoptive parents in Ohio as well as the eligibility and application criteria for each program.
Find rules and guidelines for individuals considering fostering or adopting a child in Ohio.
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