Foster parents must be at least 21 years of age, complete foster parent pre-service training, have a love for children, submit to a comprehensive background check and a home assessment, be able to meet their financial obligations, have physical room in their home for a foster child, and be able to work cooperatively with a team of professionals.
UMCH is licensed by the Alabama Department of Human Resources and the Florida Department of Children and Families. We do not discriminate in admission on the basis of race, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, disability, special need or any other non-essential characteristics. We provide treatment and services based on the individual needs of the children and families admitted to our programs, as well as our ability to accommodate their needs. We are a contracted provider for FamiliesFirst Network. The United Methodist Children’s Home is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.