Children need adults they can trust.
They need "Someone to choose me!".
3312 Northside Drive, Suite D-200
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 474-8552 or 877-774-7792
At a Meritan Foster Care home, children receive more than the necessary medical or behavioral treatment.
Every day they are exposed to basic human warmth and affection, allowing them to grow strong through experiences that most people take for granted.
Training is also a key to the success of a placement in the modern foster home. Meritan provides support and instruction to foster parents from trained professionals. Our staff is always available to answer questions and to respond immediately to any concerns from the foster family or children.
AS A FOSTER PARENT, YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO:
Give without the expectation of immediate returns
Have sufficient room in your home as well as your daily life
Learn and use proven behavior management skills
Love and care for children
Coordinated care of children
Resource parents who are well matched to the needs of the child
Access to 24-hour case management support
21 years of age if married or 25 years of age if single.
Willing to submit to a child protective service screen through Department of Human Resource
Provide a criminal background check through OIG
Attend and complete required IMPACT Training
There are other requirements to be met contingent upon completion of the above requirements.