Foster Care Licensing and Visitation Process
Foster care is designed to be a temporary living situation for children and youth who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect, abandonment, or the death of their caregivers. A safe return home is the primary goal. Foster families take children into their homes and hearts, creating a safe and secure place to grow until reunification. For some children, an alternative permanent home must be found.
To be considered for a foster care license, an applicant must:
Any adult living in a potential foster home must:
Youth ages 16 to 18 in the household must complete a Washington State Patrol check.
Supervised Visitation Process:
Supervised visitation allows parents in high conflict or high risk situations access to their children in a safe and supervised environment. ... Supervised visitation
is used to protect children from potentially dangerous situations while
allowing parental access and providing support for the parent child
Prior to any supervised visitation starting, a signed contract must be on file and any court orders that describe the scope of visitation need to be provided.
There is a one-time $35 charge for setting up visitation service that includes review and signature of contracts, arrangement for visitation and review of any court orders.
Hours / Rates:
We are available 365 days per year including all major holidays and weekends.
Monday-Friday at $40 / hour / minimum of 2 hours and includes visitation report within 72 hours
Saturday-Sunday at $50 / hour minimum of 2 hours and includes visitation report within 72 hours
All Major Holidays at $60 / hour minimum of 2 hours and includes visitation report within 72 hours
Payment must be received 72 hours in advance of visitor.
Please contact us for additional information or to set-up your supervision needs.