foster care services

Family Services of NW PA is a licensed adoption and foster care agency with a strong commitment to Strengthening Families and Transforming Lives. We know that foster families come in all shapes and sizes and believe children of all ages need a stable, loving family.

Foster Care Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must be physically and mentally able to care for children and be free from communicable diseases.
  • Must be able to obtain Child Abuse, Criminal and FBI clearances.
  • Must be able to complete required trainings.
  • Must be able to prove that you are financially stable.


Foster Parenting Myths

MYTH: "I'm too old to be a foster parent."

TRUTH: You're never too old to make a difference in a child's life. We welcome all people 21 years of age and older to apply.

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