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Delaware State Foster Care


Foster Home Basic Requirements :
  • You can be single, married, divorced or widowed.
  • You can rent or own your home.
  • You must be at least 21 years of age and no older than 65.
  • You will need to participate in 27 of pre-service training.
  • You must have a criminal background check and be fingerprinted.
  • You can be any race or religion.
  • You will need to have a home, health, and safety study.
  • You need to be economically stable.
  • You will need to provide references.
More Foster Care Information :
For more information on becoming a foster parent in Delaware read the State's page of Frequently Asked Questions.
Contact Information :

Mailing Address: 1825 Faulkland Rd, Wilmington, DE 19805
New Castle County...302/451-2800
Kent County...302/739-4800
Sussex County...302/422-1400
or call 1-800-464-4357 Email: foster_care.dscyf@state.de.us

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