Become a Foster Parent 101 Video Series

Episode 1: Make a Difference In A Child's Life

This free 7-minute video offers important information about the fundamentals of foster care from our President and CEO, Merideth Rose. You also get to hear from two sets of foster parents about their experience with the foster care system.

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Episode 2: How a Child Comes Into Foster Care

In this free 7-minute video, we hear from several key voices from within the Cornerstones of Care community, including several team members who work on the front lines with the children and families in the foster care system.  

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Episode 3: Types of Foster Care

In this free 7-minute video, learn about the six different types of foster care and meet our incredible foster parents who dedicate their time, offer love and support, and share their homes with the children in their care.

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Episode 4: How to Get Started

In this information-packed episode, we'll get into the specifics of what it looks like to become licensed as a foster parent from the initial home visit to placement of a child in your home.

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Do you still have questions about the process? 

Cornerstones of Care hosted a 1-hour Live Q&A on June 7, 2023 to answer your questions about our new “Become a Foster Parent 101” video series and the process of becoming a foster parent. Valyn McClellan, Senior Director of Family Support Programs and Services (MO) and Nicole Newton, Director of Resource Development (KS) lead the conversation, facilitated by Justin Horton, Chief Programs and Innovation Officer. They were also joined by one of our dedicated foster parents, Randi Cunningham.

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Are you ready to take the first step and start the process to becoming a foster parent? 

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