Samaritas will help schedule Orientation & Trainings for people interested in foster care. Pre-service training can range from 12-30 hours, focusing on valuable information families will need as they begin their journey as foster parents. You can find upcoming orientations on our calendar below.

First Aid/CPR Trainings

First Aid & CPR Trainings are a requirement for licensed foster parents. The State has agreed to allow foster parents to use the Red Cross or American Heart Association for training. They have also approved the following options to meet the CPR requirement.

Resources for CPR training include:

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