We are searching for foster families to provide Intensive Foster Care. Intensive Foster Care is providing care in your home with one or two children. We try and match children with a foster family in their current school district. We match children with foster families in all of Western Massachusetts. We need foster families who are educated about the needs of youth in the LGBT communities.

 

REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY:

You must be 18 years old.

You must have experience working with children.

Your home must meet all health and safety standards.

You must successfully complete a background record check.

You must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and access to a reliable automobile.

 

FOSTER FAMILIES RECEIVE:

A tax free stipend.

Ongoing training on trauma/neglect and how to support youth.

Case manager assigned to each child.

Access to clinical support.

Monthly foster parent support meetings.

 

For more information, contact:

 

Christine Young

Family Development Specialist

413-739-5626, Ext. 266

cyoung@studyhome.org