Parent Profiles: Guidelines for Adopting or becoming a foster parent to a child in Florida
You should know that to be an adoptive our foster parent:
- You don't have to earn a high income, although you must have enough money to provide for the basic needs of your family.
- You can have children of your own or other adopted or foster children.
- In most cases, you must be at least 21 years old.
- You don't have to own your own home.
- You must be in good health.
- You can work full-time.
- You or your family could have faced serious crisis such as illness, unemployment or other problems, and still qualify.
If you can give a child the love and care he or she needs, you may be an ideal candidate to become an adoptive or foster parent.