Do you care for children?
We Can Help YOU Make a Difference!
Become a Foster Parent!
When a child has nowhere to go and no one to turn to, you may be the answer! Methodist Foster Care recruits, trains, certifies, and actively supports a state-wide network of families who provide Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC), a family-based treatment in specially trained foster homes for foster children.
WHAT IS THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE?
Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) allows a child to live in a caring home with trained and supported TFC parents who help a child while her or his family receives help. In TFC, a child receives treatment for emotional needs from community-based mental health professionals. Therapeutic Foster Families offer a child a supportive family setting until the child can return to her or his natural family or a permanent home is created for the child.
No matter how big your heart is, no one expects you to care for a child without financial help. Depending on the needs of the child, you will receive either $36 or $60 per child per day in order to cover room and board, clothing, and extra-curricular activities. Also, as an active foster parent, you are eligible for a $500 referral bonus up to four times a year for referring others who become certified and accept and maintain a child!
WE ARE ALWAYS RECRUITING FAMILIES!
Call your nearest Methodist Foster Care office to learn how YOU can be the difference in a child’s life – the difference that makes a difference!
- Alexandria: (318) 266-8425
- Hammond/Northshore: (985) 520-2229
- Covington/Baton Rouge: (985) 900-2356
- Monroe: (318) 582-2439
- Ruston/Shreveport: (318) 242-4647
- Lafayette/Lake Charles: (337) 347-9729
Join Our Team of Foster Parents!
Being a Foster Parent is a rewarding experience. If you want to make a difference in the life a child – a difference that really makes a difference – become a Foster Parent!