Become a Foster Parent
We are looking for you!! The Martin Pollak Project’s Specialized/Treatment foster Care programs are looking for loving and nurturing individuals and families willing to open their hearts and their homes to children with special needs. By opening your heart and your home to children, you will become a child’s beacon of hope, as his/her family works with you & other professionals to overcome and/or heal the conditions which lead to the children’s placement into care.
You will be warmly welcomed into the Martin Pollak Project family. We maintain a staff of highly skilled and trained caregivers who provide direct care to children and their families to support successful adjustment in the home and community…
What are the qualifications?
Be at least 21 years of age
Sufficient income to maintain expenses
Have access to public or private transportation to transport children
Possess a high school diploma or equivalent including life experiences
Be available to a child on a 24 hour basis
Have ample space in your home
What are the Benefits of fostering?
- Having a child in your home to guide and nurture
Having regular contact and support from a case manager
Getting on-going training opportunities to deal with children’s needs
Getting a per diem stipend plus a Difficulty of Care payment
Participating in a foster parent support group
Receiving the satisfaction of making a difference in a child’s life
For more information about becoming a foster parent in the Baltimore area contact:
410-685-2525-x1213 or firstname.lastname@example.org
**Baltimore Orientation is held on the first Thursday of every month from 6-8pm**
For more information about becoming a foster parent in the Washington, DC or Prince Georges County area contact:
410-685-2525-x1272 or email@example.com
**DC Orientation is held on the first Friday of every month from 11-1pm**