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Foster Parent Forms Library
(Click on selected file to download)
Foster Child Appointment Log                       Word        PDF  
Foster Child Incident Report                           
Word        PDF          
Foster Child Inventory (Arrival)                        
Word        PDF
Foster Child Inventory (Departure)                 Word        PDF
Foster Child Medication Log                          Word        PDF
Foster Child Placement Log                           Word        PDF
Fire Drill Log                                                     Word        PDF
Foster Parent Monthly Mileage Report          Word        PDF
Foster Parent Reimbursement                       Word        PDF
Policy Agreements                                  Word        PDF
Safety & Emergency Plans                       Word        PDF
Voucher for Interim Medical Services            Word        PDF
Foster Parent Resources
        On-Line Background Check

Use the on-line background check to secure a background check for
support persons or home occupants16 years of age and older.

We are now required to submit background check forms for visitors
who will be staying for more than 72 hours in a licensed foster home.

To start a background check, log on to the background check
website and complete the background check application. You will
receive a confirmation with the first page of the background check
authorization and control number. Submit the first page of your
background check(s), the control number(s) an Out-of-State CAN
form, name of the home you are supporting or visiting and copy of
your driver’s license(s) to the A Place Called Hope Licensing office.


To begin your background check copy and paste this web address to
your Internet browser:
https://fortress.wa.gov/dshs/bcs/

Out of State CAN                       Word   PDF
Frequently asked Questions         FAQs
Helpful Publications from The Administration for Children and
Families (division of the US Department of Health and Human
Services)
Building Community Building Hope-A comprehensive
source for Caregivers
Reunification-Bringing Your Children Home From Foster
Care-An overview of reunification
Foster Parent Association of
Washington

The Association is a great source for foster
parent information and they sponsor some great
training events.
Click here to view their website
The Our Kids App is a great tool for foster parents. The App, once
downloaded to your phone or other mobile device will provide foster
parents with quick access to placement details, licensing details, and
authorized services.
        
 Click here for details & access
Background Checks

A Place Called Hope recommends that background check
applications be submitted manually until the State can correct the
problems in the on-line background check system.

To submit a background check complete the three forms listed below,
then send the completed forms along with a copy of the applicants
driver's license to the A Place Called Hope licensing office. Please
identify the foster home the background check is to be attached to

Background check application      
Word      PDF
Release of information                   Word      PDF
Out of State CAN form                   Word      PDF

Completed forms can be sent to our office by scanning and e-mail,
fax or postal mail.