Foster Parent Policy
Families whose homes are approved as foster family homes are members of a helping team and have the support of the Department or the licensed child-placing agency. Only through good teamwork can a placement experience emerge as a healthy, wholesome one for a child in a foster family home.
Policy Links (PDF files)
- Minimum Standards for Foster Family Homes
- The Foster Parent Handbook: A Guide for Alabama's Foster Parents
- Foster Parent Bill of Rights
- Frequently Asked Questions About Fostering and Adopting from DHR
If you have questions about foster parent policy, contact 866-4-AL-KIDS or email State DHR.