CHILD PLACEMENT AGENCY
A kinship support group can help caregivers find answers to issues through the support of others who face the same challenges.
Advantage Adoptions-OCOC has partnered with ACH Child and Family Services to meet your foster care needs.
Support groups offer a safe atmosphere in which to share information, concerns, feelings, solutions, and coping strategies with others going through similar experiences.
"It takes a village to
raise a child."
What you should know about being a Foster/ Adoptive Parent.
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YOU MUST BE...
You must be at least 21 years old.
You must be in good health that is verified by a physician.
BACKGROUND CHECK + TRAINING
You must be willing to allow a criminal background check on all adults and children 14 years or older in your household.
You must complete an FBI fingerprint check through the State of Texas.
You must complete all training and licensing requirements.
You do not have to own a home.
You can be single.
You can work full-time.
You can have children of your own.
You do not have to earn a high income, although you must earn enough money to provide for the basic needs of your family and any additional children placed in your home.
Adoption subsidies sometimes are available to help families cover the cost of any special services needed by the children.