Catholic Social Services

Foster Care - Bridging Families Program


Description
COVID-19 UPDATE: Intakes ongoing. Offering limited in-person services. Offering services by phone, e-mail, and / or video. Visit website for more information. Recruits caregivers to provide protection, mentorship, and nurturing in their own homes for children with unique needs and challenges.

Service offers:

  • recruitment of specialized caregivers to provide protection, mentorship, and nurturing in their own homes for children with unique needs and challenges

Includes:

  • training
  • support services
Affiliation: Funded by Child and Family Services Authority (CFSA) Region 6.Key Provider: placement co-ordinators
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • those interested in becoming a specialized caregiver
Potential caregivers are required to complete:
  • a Criminal Record Check (required for all persons 12 years and older residing in the home)
  • a Children’s Services Intervention Record Check
  • an Emergency First Aid course
  • a Home Report / Assessment
  • a medical with their physician
  • a safety inspection of their home
Contact for additional eligibility requirements.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • contact to complete an application form
A Placement Co-ordinator will visit the home for an information session.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-471-1122
Fax
780-479-2579
Web Site
http://www.cssalberta.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Potential caregivers are responsible for the cost of the Criminal Record Check and Emergency First Aid course.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
November 22, 2016
Address
10320 146 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5N 3A2
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM