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Steps to Becoming a Foster Parent

So, you’re interested in becoming a foster parent.

Give yourself a pat on the back! You’ve already taken that first step by coming here to learn more.

We’d like to send you some info!

But we don’t know your email address yet! Take a moment to fill out the foster parent information request form to get started. After you fill out the form, a representative from our foster care team will be reaching out to you!  

What happens next?

CEDARS will give you the tools and resources you need to be a great foster parent! Our training program is unsurpassed and is designed to prepare you to care for children who have been abused or neglected.

And then?

One of our Family Resource Partners will come alongside you and help you through the process of licensing and placement. Our Family Resource Partners work specifically with your family and home to assist you in meeting the needs of your foster child.

Questions? Call Megan Harris at 402-437-5437


“There are so many kids that need family that will just love them and take them in their home," says Carmen. "There are so many great resources out there to help families do it. I’m doing it. And it’s all through CEDARS.”

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