FOSTER CARE: POLICIES & REGULATIONS
Foster Parent Handbook
State of Wisconsin Wisconsin Foster Parent Handbook
Wisconsin Administrative Code | Ch. DCF 56 | Foster Home Care for Childen
Foster parents must meet criteria specified in Ch. DCF 56. *Note: this link goes to a site not controlled by DCDHS.
Wisconsin Statute | Ch. 48 | Childen's Code
Chapter 48 - Children's Code *Note: this link goes to a site not controlled by DCDHS.
Wisconsin Statute | Ch. 938 | Juvenile Justice Code
Chapter 938 - Juvenile Justice Code *Note: this link goes to a site not controlled by DCDHS.
Prohibition of Restraint in Foster Homes
Source: Wisconsin Child Welfare Training System – Pre-placement Training for Foster Parents – Developed 12/2007
Independent Investigations
Protective Services/Child Welfare | Policy 81-04-24 Rev. Date 11-04-13 | Independent Investigations
Transportation Reimbursment
Transportation Reimbursment Guidelines | Rev. Date 02-05-14
Uniform Foster Care Rate
Understanding the Uniform Foster Care Rate | Rev. Date 12-2017
Extension of Out-of-Home Care
Extension of Out-of-Home Care Policy | adapted from DSP Numbered Memo Series 2014-06

Do you have more questions? Would you like to apply? Please call 608-242-NEED (242-6333) or 608-242-6303 and talk with a Dane County Human Services Foster Care staff member.


HOURS OF OPERATION
MONDAY - FRIDAY: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Phone 608-242-NEED (6333)

Fax 608-242-6294

 

GET THE PROCESS STARTED TO BECOME A
DANE COUNTY FOSTER PARENT


 

UPCOMING INFORMATION MEETINGS

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Monday, March 12th, 2018
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Thursday, July 12th, 2018
Thursday, August 16th, 2018
Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Start Time: 7 p.m.
Room 110, 1202 Northport Drive, Madison WI


Can’t make it to a meeting? Call 608-242-6303 to set up an individual meeting!