Foster Care

Are you interested in becoming a foster parent?

The next step is to attend one of our orientation classes.  Here you will learn more about Lifeline’s foster care program and the various opportunities to get involved, including any requirements for each opportunity. 

If you are interested in becoming a licensed foster parent or respite provider, attendance at an orientation meeting is required prior to participating in the 7-10 week (differs by state) foster parent training course.

At orientation, Lifeline staff will explain the heart of the foster ministry, the licensing process, and what it means to be a foster parent. After orientation, those who desire to move forward will be given a link to our online application.

UPCOMING ORIENTATIONS AND FOSTER CARE CLASSES
*Orientation is a requirement to be a part of the classes

ALABAMA:

Our Birmingham Alabama summer class is currently in session. We are working on our schedule for our fall classes. Please continue to check this website for information about upcoming classes. If you have questions, please contact Christy Harmon at 205-967-0811 or at Christy.harmon@lifelinechild.org.

Huntsville Foster Care Information Meeting: June 25th at 6:00 at The Rock Family Worship Center, Huntsville Campus
This informational meeting will focus on the “why” of foster care.  We’ll talk through Lifeline’s ministry and why we have felt called to respond.  We’ll also announce our plans for class in the fall, and other ways to be involved in foster care. There are so many ways to serve in foster care, and this meeting will share more about ways to be involved in foster care.

Huntsville Orientation Meeting: August 13th at 6:00 at The Rock Family Worship Center, Huntsville Campus AND August 20th at 6:00 at The Rock Family Worship Center, Huntsville Campus
Are you interested in becoming a foster parent?  The next step is to attend one of our Group Preparation and Selection (GPS) classes.  The class includes an orientation followed by 10 weeks of class.  If you are interested in becoming a licensed foster parent, respite provider, or are planning to attend our GPS class this fall, please plan to attend an Orientation Meeting.  Your presence at this meeting is required prior to beginning a GPS course, and provides you with the information needed as you consider the decision to become a foster parent.

SOUTH CAROLINA

If you are interested in finding out more information about our South Carolina Foster care program, please contact Michelle LaFontaine at 205-967-0811 or at Michelle.lafontaine@lifelinechild.org

Our next South Carolina Foster Care Orientations are June 17th and August 12th from 6:30-8:00 pm at Seacoast Church.

 REGISTER HERE FOR AN UPCOMING ORIENTATION

CHURCH PARTNERS

Lifeline is excited to be partnering with churches who are providing opportunities to serve in foster care.

(A special thanks to the Video Production Team at Church of the Highlands for producing this video.)

ALABAMA

Briarwood Presbyterian Church
Mountaintop Community Church
The Church at Brook Hills
Gardendale First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church Trussville
Shades Mountain Baptist Church
Valleydale Baptist Church
Church of the Highlands

For more information about Lifeline’s partnership with Church of the Highlands, please visit the Highlands Foster Care page HERE.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Seacoast Church

 

 

Questions? Call 205.967.0811 or e-mail us here.