The process to becoming a foster parent is outlined in the 6-step Home Assessment Process.
Step 1: Initial Contact:
Contact Bloom and express your interest in becoming a foster parent.
Step 2: Orientation Meeting:
You will attend a meeting that provides an overview of foster parenting.
Step 3: The Home Visit:
An initial walk-through safety check will be completed at your home.
Step 4: Impact Pre-Service Training Classes:
You will be invited to attend 24 hours of IMPACT training.
Step 5: Mutual Assessment & Home Study:
Home visits and interviews will be conducted. CPR/FIRST AID Training must be in place prior to approval.
Step 6: Placement:
You will receive a foster child placement.