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If you have a desire to become a foster parent and have unconditional love for children, you have found the right agency!
On The Rise is happy to guide you on this journey and we welcome you to our family!
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Age: Must be at least 21 years of age
Background check: Prospective foster parent should not have a criminal history that may prevent an applicant from being a foster parent.
Driver’s license: Possess a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
This is the first step in the application process. Make an appointment with an OTR recruiter to complete a 2 hour orientation.
Complete an application and give OTR your consent to complete a preliminary background check.
Click here to attach and submit your application once your application is filled in and completed.
An OTR recruiter will provide all information needed to complete 12 hours of pre-certification training.
Ensuring your home meets safety requirements is important. A social worker will call you to schedule a home inspection and a home study interview.
Complete all the required forms necessary to complete your foster parent profile. Completing this step, puts you one step closer to the finish line.
OTR will submit your application to San Bernardino County for approval. Once approved, your home will be certified!
Below is a list of frequent asked questions. If you have any other questions, please reach out recruiting team.