FOSTER CARE PROVIDERS

Thank you for considering the Albertina Kerr foster care program. If you have a passion for caring about children and a willingness to learn, teach and provide stability and support, you already have the foundation that makes up an outstanding foster care provider. Take the first step by learning more and help make a difference in a child's life by providing a safe, stable and loving home.

When you become an Albertina Kerr foster care provider, you join a caring team of experienced professionals providing an exceptional level of support to foster children and each other.

Interview with Albertina Kerr President and CEO Chris Krenk about Foster Care


Visit the About Albertina Kerr Foster Care and How to Become a Foster Care Provider pages or call 503-290-4000 to learn more. You're also invited to join us at an upcoming information session.

Upcoming Information Sessions

Portland/Metro Area
In partnership with the Foster Family Care Network
Please call 503-290-400 for details.  

Click here to view the flyer

Salem Area
Mondays at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. 
IKE Box Cafe

299 Cottage Street NE, Salem, OR 97301


*If full time Foster Parent isn't the right fit for you, consider helping a child over a weekend or during school breaks by being a part-time Foster Care provider. Albertina Kerr will provide training, financial reimbursement and 24/7 access to professional support.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Must reside in Oregon
  • 25 years or older 
  • Oregon Driver's License and reliable transportation 
  • Have an extra bedroom in your home for a foster child