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What are the Requirements for Being a Foster Parent in Texas?

Children who have suffered abuse or neglect deserve loving parents. These children often end up as dependents of the state, and not all of them are adopted. Thankfully, many of those who aren’t adopted are placed into foster homes. To ensure that the parents in these homes provide care for their foster children, not everyone can become a foster parent. Here are the conditions the state looks at in determining if someone is the right choice to be a foster parent in Texas. Requirements for Being a Foster Parent in Texas Basic individual requirements – All foster parents must be over 21 years old, be financially stable, and have a criminal record clean of any sexual or child abuse convictions. Lastly, they must also share information about their lifestyles and background and attend a free training session. Household requirements – Each household must submit to an assessment of all members living…
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