Thank you for considering opening your heart and home to children in our community who are in need of a temporary family to care for them.
Join Heartland for Children for a 4-week Virtual or Hybrid Foster Care Class to train to become a Foster Caregiver for children in our community. Classes can be completed on weeknights (Tuesday & Thursday at 6pm) or Saturdays (9am-3pm). You only need to attend ONE of the 4 week Sessions listed below, starting with the first class date.
To learn more about becoming a foster caregiver and to sign-up for a virtual Foster Info Session, fill out the form at heartlandforchildren.org/become, contact the Foster Care Licensing Department at 863-519-8900 x 289 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prior to attending these Foster Care Classes, Heartland requests that you watch the 20-minute Virtual Info Session Video: youtube.com/watch?v=Bn65oEI416M.
May 4-Week Virtual Foster Class (Tue/Thurs)
Dates: Tuesday – 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13
Thursday – 6/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15
June 4-Week Hybrid Foster Class (Saturdays)
Dates: In-Person Bartow: 6/3, 6/17
Virtual Zoom: 6/10, 6/24
July 4-Week Virtual Foster Class (Tue/Thurs)
Dates: Tuesday – 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1
Thursday – 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3
July 4-Week Virtual Foster Class (Saturdays)
Dates: 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5
August 4-Week Virtual Foster Class (Tue/Thurs)
Dates: Tuesday – 8/15, 8/22, 8/29, 9/5
Thursday – 8/17, 8/24, 8/31, 9/7
August 4-Week Virtual Foster Class (Saturdays)
Dates: 8/19, 8/26, 9/9, 9/16
Learn more about becoming a Foster Caregiver in Polk County in our recent article in partnership with Heartland for Children.