INDIANAPOLIS — With the number of kids in Indiana in foster care continuing to climb, an event was held Saturday 2/23/19 for the community to learn more about being a foster parent.
There are more than 30,000 kids in foster care in Indiana, according to Open Arms Christian Ministries.
Those who are interested in becoming a foster parent must be licensed by the Department of Child Services.
In order to receive a license, you must meet the following requirements:
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Passing a criminal history and background check that includes a fingerprint-based national history
- Demonstrating financial stability
- Own or renting your own home that meets …