626-339-1824 |recruitment@futuroinfantil.org | 2227 E. Garvey Ave. N. West Covina, CA 91791 


How much will it cost me to become a foster/resource parent?

The agency doesn’t charge potential resource parents anything. You will incur fees for: fingerprints/live scans, CPR & First Aid certification, driving record from DMV, health screening report including a TB test and result and if applicable a water safety class.  You will also need to have your home equipped with fire extinguisher(s), smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, locks for cabinet(s), first aid kit and earthquake kit.
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Will I be paid to be a foster parent?

Resource parents receive a monthly reimbursement payment based on the Level of Care of their foster child and the program through which the child is placed as follows. LOC Rate Monthly Compensation Basic LOC $960 LOC 2 $1068 LOC 3 $1176 LOC 4 $1284 Resource parents with Whole Foster Family Home certification receive an additional $200 a month for the teen parent with certificate, as well as $900 for the teen to spend on infant specific expenses. Compensation for children placed in the Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC program) is $2,505/month regardless of age. ESC rates are as follows: $297 per month for each bed you hold available for children ages newborn-12 $396 per month for each bed you hold available for youth…
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How many foster children can I have?

You can have up to 6 children including your own to be determined on availability of the space. FIH ISFC program will allow for no more than two children/youth/NMDs in foster care, one or both of whom may be an ISFC eligible child placed in an ISFC resource family home.  To accommodate sibling group placement when at least one sibling (but not more than two) is identified as an ISFC child/youth/NMD, there can be no more than a total of five foster children in an ISFC resource family home.  Prior to placement of a second ISFC child/youth/NMD, or any subsequent child/youth/NMD or sibling placement, FIH ISFC program will provide each county placing agency with a written assessment of the risk…
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