The process of becoming an approved foster parent with Maple Star Specialized Foster Care may take anywhere between 2 – 4 months. This process is vital in selecting the most appropriate homes to care for vulnerable children. Within the approval process, an applicant can expect to: have a Maple Star worker visit them at home; participate in a comprehensive background check; and attend ten sessions of pre-service orientation at our office in Concord.
Below is an indication of the key steps that an applicant would complete before being approved as a Foster Parent:
Minimum requirements for becoming a Maple Star foster parent: