- Make initial Contact with Department
to receive an Information Packet
- Enroll in PRIDE classes and complete PRIDE trainings
- PRIDE will provide a Foster
Care application which will
be submitted at end of PRIDE.
Licensing requirements will be met
- A licensing social worker will
be assigned to ensure all paperwork
and licensing requirements are
complete License Issued!
What is PRIDE?
PRIDE stands for:
Parent's Resource for Information Development and Education
PRIDE is the educational component in the
Resource Family Approval process. PRIDE
has 5 days of classes that range from the
collection of licensing documents, health
screenings, CPR class and Background
checksto interactive panels of birth parents,
Department Staff presentations and
Community PartnerPresenters. It is designed
to strengthen the quality of Resource
Caregivers by providing a framework for
recruitment, preparation and education.
This series of classes needs to be
completed in order for the Resource Family
Approval process to continue.
- Personal references
- Copies of marriage
documents, and death
- Proof of auto insurance
- Copy of DMV driving record
- Fingerprints Clearance
- CPR and First Aid
- All adults in the home
must have a TB
- Participation in Home
PRIDE will cover
NO Cost to YOU!