I'm interested in becoming a foster parent
  • How Old Do I Need To Be To Foster a Child?

How old do I need to be to foster a child?

We encourage those looking to foster to be over the age of 25 years old.


It is important that you have the experience and stability in your life to be able to emotionally support a child, as well as the physical health and energy to keep up with them.


What our Foster Parents say

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"We've been with By the Bridge for 5 years. They really listen to foster parents and treat us like professionals. They are friendly, supportive...many of its staff have experience in fostering one way or another, and so really understand the parents' needs"

Foster Parents