Foster Parent Resource Page

Manuals and Forms

Foster Parent Forms

Initial Forms Page for Foster/Adopt Parents.

Latest Foster Care Manual

Latest Adoption Manual

Upcoming Trainings

Erie County Pre-Service Training Schedule
Click here for more information about the latest pre-service training schedule for Erie County.

2017 Erie County Ongoing Trainings
Click here for more information on the 2017 trainings.

Correcting Thinking Errors: Beyond Crime & Punnishment on 3/25/17
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Sexuality Of Children on 4/13/17
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Foster/Adopt and Pre-Service Trainings In Other Counties
Huron County DJFS 2017 Foster/Adoptive Caregiver Continuing Trainings
Lucas County Pre-Service Trainings
Lorain County Pre-Service Training Session 2 Session 3 Session 4
Wyandot County 2017 Trainings

Click here to read about upcoming trainings in this month's newsletter.

You can call Tina Krueger at 419-627-4484 to RSVP for trainings at the agency.

News Headlines

Normalcy and the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard
By now, you have probably heard the term “normalcy” used at your agency and workers may have mentioned the “Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard.” This brief guide explains these concepts and provides a beginning understanding of what it means to you as a foster caregiver.
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Recommended Immunizations Page
We've added a recommended immunization schedule for persons aged 0 through 18 years.
Click here for the Recommended Immunizations Page.

Initial Forms Page for New Foster/Adopt Families
Want to be a foster/adopt family in Erie County?
Click here for the Initial Forms page.

Attention Foster Parents
Foster Parents are required to complete monthly reports.
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Resource Guide for Relatives Caring For Children
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Finding and Using Post Adoption Services
Read this valuable resource for post adoption services.
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Adoption Assistance FAQ
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Do you have a child with a disability?
Are you wondering how to obtain services and support for your child with a disability?
Click here for more information.