• Embrace TFC

Am I ready to become a foster parent?

Updated: Apr 29



Have you been considering becoming a foster parent but are not sure if you are ready? Do you know the eligibility requirements for the state of Virginia to become a certified foster parent? Answer the questions below to help you determine if becoming a foster parent is right for you.








  1. I am financially stable and can cover my current personal expenses. Y/N

  2. I am over the age of 25. Y/N

  3. I have adequate space to accommodate one or more children in foster child. Y/N

  4. I am able to successfully pass a criminal background check. Y/N

  5. I have reliable transportation. Y/N

  6. I have a valid driver’s license. Y/N

  7. I am in good physical and emotional health. Y/N

  8. I am ready and willing to take the foster parent required training. Y/N

If you answered yes to all of the above statements, you are ready to start your journey towards becoming a certified foster parent!


Caring and parenting for another’s child is a selfless task to take on. Here at Embrace we are ready and willing to provide you the tools to becoming a successful foster parent.