It’s easy to get stuck in the planning stage when it comes to getting qualified as a foster parent. Even if you have decided that you would like to get involved in the program, you might find yourself stalled as you look at the list of things that needs to be done before you are approved to receive a placement. If you’d like to get involved in foster care in Sutter County, the best thing you can do is to approach this like any other big project – in other words, you should take it one small step at a time. With that approach, you’ll soon find that you’ve made quite a bit of progress, and that progress will give you the motivation needed to get across the finish line. 

The Easiest Step Comes First

Filling out a simple resource parent application form signals your interest in foster care in Sutter County and is a very simple first step. It only requirs a few moments of your time and you can check this off of your to-do list right away. Once completed, we’ll connect with you to answer any questions and walk through the next steps. It’s important to note that you don’t even need to be completely sure that foster care in Sutter County is right for you at this point – fill out the form if you are interested and you can learn more about the process from there. Get started today by filling out the form and providing basic information about yourself and your family. 

It Needs to Be Right For Everyone

After filling out a form and getting started in the process, you’ll then move through steps that allow information to be gathered by both sides. It will be necessary for you to attend a meeting, go through a home study and background check, etc. At the same time, you’ll be able to ask questions to learn more about what it’s like to be a foster parent. You can even speak to some people who have been doing this for years and will be able to provide valuable insight. 

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a resource parent, contact Children First Foster Family Agency or apply to become a resource parent

Children First FFA is a private, non-profit organization in Northern California that is dedicated to helping change lives by providing a safe place for children to heal in a culture of love, acceptance, and consistency. 

Author: Children First FFA

Published: January 10, 2023

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