Preparing for Home Study

Written by: Serenity Henderson April 7, 2021

Today I want to share with you all some tips for how to successfully prepare for your home study. We know home visits can be kind of nerve wrecking and overwhelming, even if there’s nothing for you to worry about. So here are some tips to help you become more confident and prepared during your home study. One of the first steps of the ,North Carolina home study process is to start gathering the required documentation.

  • Demographic information, including your age, nationality, race, ethnicity and religion
  • Information about your current marital and family status, as well as family and marital history
  • An assessment of your physical and mental health, including any past history of drug or alcohol addiction
  • Education and employment history information
  • Current financial information, including information about your property and income
  • Your reasons for adopting
  • Any information about previous domestic violence proceedings or proceedings concerning child abuse, neglect or abandonment
  • Information about any convictions of crimes other than minor traffic violations
  • The quality of your home environment and an assessment of any other children in the household

Each child needs and has the right to grow up protected from misuse and disregard, and caring foster parents offer kids support and dependability when they need it most. At Family Services of America, we spend a significant amount of time in personalizing plans for all children admitted into our services to get them ready for their next transition. We cooperate with our foster parents to provide services, including therapeutic foster care, adoption and outpatient Services. Quality care and services you can trust. Contact us today on how you can become a foster parent.


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