We got the call yesterday, our social worker had received the needed paperwork and had filled out the official forms recommending us for licensure.
As of May 3rd (when the office received the paperwork) Joel and I are considered licensed foster parents for the state of MN with an open home!!
This means that starting May 3 (really Monday but it was back dated) I could receive a call any time about kids needing a home! Exciting and scary all at the same time!
In that same day, Monday, we got a referral for a respite placement. At this point we have said yes and I’m waiting for the child’s case manager to call me to set up a “meet and greet” with the family. And schedule weekends from there is everyone is comfortable. All I know so far is that it is a preteen girl that likes arts and crafts and animals.
Wondering what the next placement call will be and how respite will work! So much change!!