The Foster Parent NETwork
San Joaquin County
Phone 209-465-KIDS (5437)
Q: Are there different types of Foster Homes?
Yes, there are.
The following types of Foster Homes are licensed by San Joaquin County:
These homes provide care for children on an emergency, short-term basis.
LONG-TERM FOSTER HOMES
These homes provide ongoing, long-term foster care for children, which could extend until the age of 18 years, for the child.
These homes are licensed for individuals seeking to adopt a child through San Joaquin County HSA.
Q: What are some of the standards our home must meet?
A: Some of the standards that a foster home must meet are:
How many children may share a room?
A: No more than two children of either gender who are under the age of 5 years may share a bedroom. If children are over 5, they may share a bedroom with one other child of the same gender only. Exceptions may be granted depending upon individual circumstances.
Q: Can my child share a bedroom with a foster child?
Yes, depending upon the
individual foster child. Some foster children may have histories that would
preclude them sharing a room with another child. No more than two children
of either gender who are under the age of 5 years may share a bedroom. If
children are over 5 years of age, they may share a bedroom with one other
child of the same gender only. Exceptions may be granted depending upon
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