At CHR, one of the services we provide is therapeutic foster care. When a child or teen finds a wonderful foster family, it can make all the difference in their life. It opens doors that were shut for them and helps them see the world in a more positive light. Want to learn about how to become a foster parent Connecticut?
Right now there are thousands of children and teens in Connecticut that need a parent and a loving home to help them have a happy childhood and a healthy future. At CHR, we match children and teens in need with a foster parent or family. There are no definitions of what a foster family has to be. We are seeking families who are able to offer a loving and caring environment. Some requirements include:
- Having stable emotional and physical health
- Retaining adequate income
- Providing a room and space for the child or teen to thrive
- Ability to adapt to changing situations
CHR will be your team member and will provide all the necessary help and services to prepare parents for having the child or teen in their home. What foster families receive from CHR includes:
- Initial and continuing training
- Support staff available 24/7
- Respite care
- A stipend to offset expenses related to child support
Becoming a foster parent can be a very rewarding and fulfilling experience. There is no greater gift you can give a child or teen than stability, trust, and care as it gives them a foundation to grow up to be healthy and productive adults. If you’d like more information on how to become a foster parent Connecticut, please call one of our team members at 860.730.8727.