Now that you are ready to care for a child in your home, what happens next?

We understand that you became a licensed foster family because you want to foster a child that very much needs your care and the safety and stability of your home. The match process is a critical step to ensure you’ll be successful!

Both Four Oaks Foster and Adoptive Family Connections and the Department of Human Services (DHS) staff have a role to play in making the best placement match possible for each child. Here’s the way it works:

That’s just a quick summary of the matching process!

Still have questions? Please contact your Case Worker. He or she would be a great person to answer any questions you may have.