Foster parent definition

Foster parent means an individual who operates a home that has been approved by the Department to provide care for an unrelated child or young adult placed in the home by the Department.
Foster parent means an approved provider who gives 24-hour substitute family care, room and board, and services for children or youth committed or entrusted to a child-placing agency.
Foster parent means any individual maintaining a foster family home, who is responsible for the care, supervision, guidance and rearing of and other foster care services provided to a foster child;

Examples of Foster parent in a sentence

Foster parent" means an individual who operates a home that has been approved by the Department to provide care for an unrelated child or young adult placed in the home by the Department.

Foster parent: Only if appointment as an education advocate has been completed and is documented with a Letter of Appointment from Families Together.

Foster parent – A person who provides foster care services in the foster home.

Foster parent applicants who are married are presumed to be co-parents in the same household and both shall complete all licensing requirements.

Foster parent: a person, including a relative or non-relative, licensed to provide a home for orphaned, abused, neglected, delinquent or disabled children, usually with the approval of the government or a social service agency.


More Definitions of Foster parent

Foster parent means a parent registered under this Act to receive and retain a child for the purpose of caring for and maintaining the child apart from the child’s parents, guardian or relative;
Foster parent means an adult relative or non-relative with whom a dependent child is placed;
Foster parent means a person who has foster care of a child;
Foster parent means a person with primary responsibility for the care and supervision of one or more foster children placed in his or her foster home and in whose name the foster home is licensed under this chapter.
Foster parent means a person or persons with whom a foster child is for the time being proposed to be placed for fostering.