Local agency to host foster care orientation

MGN Online

HARLINGEN — The Bair Foundation of Texas Christian Foster Care and Adoption agency is seeking foster parents for its new foster care program.

Thursday, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m., the foster care agency will host an orientation session for its Professional Treatment Foster Care program at 1317 E. Washington in Harlingen.

Foster parents will receive extensive parenting skills training, 24-hour crisis support and guidance, financial reimbursement for the care and supervision of children and adolescents, medical coverage for children and adolescents and opportunities available for foster to adopt.

To qualify for the foster care program, applicants must have one stay-at-home parent, short-term six to nine month intervention, extensive support and case management, training to match the needs of the kids and earn up to $50,000 per placement or per year.

To RSVP for the orientation, email bramirez@blair.org or call the agency at (956) 291-4358.