West Virginia Foster Care Lawyer

When you make the important decision to become a foster parent, you are helping the community, as well as making a significant positive impact on the personal, emotional, and physical health of a child in need. If you are considering becoming a foster family, contact Isner Law Office in Elkins, WV where our family law attorneys have experience assisting and guiding foster families in West Virginia. We can help protect your rights, answer all of your questions, and help you with your CPS case. Call Isner Law Office at (304) 636-7681.

How Do You Become a Foster Parent in West Virginia?

There are basic requirements to become a foster parent in West Virginia. They include:

– Be able to provide a nurturing and supportive home to a child in need

– Be at least 21 years of age

– Be either single or married

– Be able to meet basic income guidelines

– Meet WV Child Placing

– Regulations regarding a safe and healthy home environment

– Be able to provide adequate bedroom space and a separate bed for each child in foster care

– Have a phone and reliable transportation

– Be willing to complete 30 hours of free training in PRIDE (Parent Resource Information Development and Education), as well as CPR/First Aid, Crisis De-escalation (MANDT) and other similar courses

– Agree to use non-physical discipline for children

– Be willing for everyone in your household to undergo complete background checks

Are You Ready to Change a Child’s Life by Becoming a Foster Parent?

Becoming a foster parent allows families the opportunity to positively impact the life of a child and keep them safe during the most vulnerable time of their lives. Isner Law Office of Elkins, WV fully understands the situations that face foster parents throughout our state and stand with you as you fight for the best interest of the child or children in your care.

Contact Isner Law Office

Family Law Specialist Serving North Central West Virginia

Any legal case, especially where children are concerned, can be complicated and detailed. It is to a foster parent’s advantage to have an attorney on hand, both as a spokesperson and a guide to navigating the complex and often confusing avenues of child welfare law. Contact Phil Isner, an experienced family law attorney in your area to get started today. Call Isner Law Office at (304) 636-7681.