Child and Family Services - Foster Parenting Program

Provided by: Government of Prince Edward Island - Department of Social Development and Housing - AKA: Formerly Department of Family and Human Services

Service Description

People wishing to become foster parents for children ages 0-17 years who are in the care of Child and Family Services can apply to do so. Foster Parent Information Sessions are held regularly for those wanting to learn more and upcoming sessions are listed on the website.


Applicants must:
-Be age 21 years or older
-Have resided in PEI for at least six months and plan to stay in PEI for at least two years
-Be financially stable
-Have adequate housing with a private bedroom for a foster child
-Be able to meet assessment criteria including criminal record and child protection record checks
No fees
How to Access:
Call or email
Documents Required:
Not applicable
Program Phone Numbers:
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island

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