Hope Rising will provide a list of requirements at an informational meeting. The requirements include financial stability without the foster care stipend that you would receive for the care of the children, having an adequate home size, passing a background check, completing preparation training including the training, and completing a Home Study evaluation.
Being a foster parent to children who have survived exploitation and abuse is not for the faint of heart. It requires a calling and a commitment. The joy comes when you see a broken girl who has been hurt transform into a woman who knows her worth and purpose and becomes the person she was meant to be. We train foster parents how to use trauma-informed care to help the children in their care push through the pain and anger and achieve lasting recovery. Hope Rising also provides ongoing trainings, respite care, and wrap-around services. There is immediate access to an on-call case manager for emergencies. Foster children receive free medical care and therapy, and foster parents receive a reimbursement to help pay for their foster child’s living expenses.
Hope Rising strives to give every foster child an environment that is by God’s design, a family that is nurturing and encouraging, but that also helps to build their character using Biblical principles. We understand that life, in general, can be hard and confusing to navigate, but add to that layers of trauma, neglect, and abuse, and life can become chaotic and painful. Our homes and wrap-around services allow many individuals to become part of the child’s support structure. We provide safe mentors, tutors, art therapy, and equine therapy. Most of all, the child gets to experience the unconditional love and commitment of a Christian family, and the support and encouragement of a church community.
If you feel called by God to do this work, are passionate about ministering to these girls, please fill out the interest form to begin the vetting process or if you just want more information.
Hope Rising’s primarily Christian purpose and character are central to the execution of its full vision and mission and we operate from these core values:
Minimum Qualifications include:
When our foster parents have a family emergency, need personal time, or just need a break, they rely on Respite Providers to provide short-term care for their foster children.