Volunteer Host Families are willing to open their homes to children in crisis and provide a safe and loving home and family atmosphere for them on a temporary basis. The average placement is 21 days.
What is required to be a Safe Families Host family?
You must be at least 25 years old, emotionally and financially stable, mature, law abiding, healthy, and active. You also must be willing to engage in a long-term friendship with a family in need, agree to not use drugs, and refrain from using profanity or engaging in other negative behavior that may impact a child.
Open your home and nurture a child; follow these simple steps to become an approved Safe Families Host Family:
- Fill out an application.
- Expect a home visit.
- Complete our training.
- Complete a background check and fingerprinting.
- Submit three references.