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Adoptive families provide a forever home to a child sheltered into the foster care system, not safely able to return to their family. The unconditional, legal commitment of adoption provides children with a loving & safe forever family.

Have you ever been licensed to foster
or adopt in Florida or any other state?

Please furnish the following information:


How many children under
the age of 18 are living with you?

If you have 5 or more children living in your home who are 18 years of age or younger, you will need to share this information with the Heartland for Children licensing staff once you are contacted.

Have you ever been or attempted
to be a licensed home daycare?

Please furnish the following information:


Have you or anyone in your family ever had an
investigation or allegation of abuse or neglect?

Has any member of your household
been convicted of a crime?

Does your Income cover
your expenses?

Do you receive any financial support
from any of the following sources?

Does at least one adult wanting to be licensed
speak, read, write and understand English?

What age range would you like to foster?

You may select more than one answer.

Ready to move forward? Fill in the information below and one
of our case workers will be in contact with you to get started.



We have received your information. One of our staff members will be in touch with you within 48 hours (excluding weekends) to help you get started and to provide any additional information that may be needed and to answer your questions.