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Foster Care Information Sessions and Trainings

Foster Care Information Sessions and Trainings

We have currently suspended all in-person information sessions to safeguard the health and well-being of our communities. To find out more about becoming a foster parent, you can attend a virtual information meeting, including our pre-recorded webinar listed below.

Information Sessions

Information sessions cover the basics of becoming a foster parent in Minnesota. Topics include who is eligible to become a foster care provider, how to become licensed, the children in foster care, foster parenting options and resources available to foster parents.

Fostering Hope by Standing in the Gap

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM CDT
Faith Lutheran Church 108 W 8th St. | Morris, MN 56267
Learn more about foster care and ways you can support children and families in your community!

Informational Webinars on How to Become a Foster Parent

Our webinar covers the same basics as a live information session and is available to view on demand, so it fits with your schedule.

Previously recorded webinar: Watch Now


LSS Therapeutic Foster care trainings are open to pre-adoptive, adoptive, kinship, foster parents and individuals interested in fostering.

Kinship Resource: Financial, Medical and Mental Health Services

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CDT
An overview of resources available to kinship caregivers and the children in their care: county MFIP Child Only Grants, Medical Assistance, specialized service for children with mental health and developmental disabilities, social security benefits and ch

Contact your local foster care coordinator for more information on information sessions or trainings, to answer any other questions you may have or to begin the licensing process.