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Foster Parent Licensing

The first step in becoming licensed as a children's foster home is to call DHHS at 262-741-3200 to request an informational packet.&nbp;You can also call this number to talk with staff if you have questions.
  • Complete and mail the application material in the informational packet
  • DHHS staff will review your application
  • A DHHS worker will meet with you in your home to get to know your family and to learn what type of child will best fit in your home
  • You may be asked to attend foster parent orientation and training.

 Congratulations!  You are now a licensed foster parent!
 To learn more about Wisconsin's need for foster and adoptive parents, click on the link below.  

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