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Become a Foster Parent

Provided by: Government of Saskatchewan - Ministry of Social Services

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Service Description

Provides a safe family environment to children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, neglect, or life-threatening conditions. Includes emergency, short-term, long-term, and therapeutic foster care. Foster families receive:

  • Ongoing financial support to provide for physical needs.
  • Additional funds for expenses (sports, music lessons, cultural activities)
  • Supplementary medical services (prescription medication, eye care and dental services)
  • Ongoing support including local meetings and support groups
  • Prospective foster parents participate in PRIDE (Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education) Training.


Foster parent(s) may be:
-Single, married or living common-law
-Any race or ethnicity
-With or without children of your own
-A renter or homeowner
-Experienced with or willing to learn about children with special needs.

Foster parent(s) must be complete:
-A criminal record check (applies to all adults living in the home); and
-A child protection screening, having no current or recent child protection history.

Application Process

Call the Saskatchewan Foster Families Association at 1-800-667-7002.



Fax: 306-975-1581

Toll-Free: 1-888-276-2880

Saskatchewan Foster Families Association

Business Line: 306-975-1580

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Saskatchewan Foster Families Association (Saskatoon)


231 Robin Crescent
Saskatoon SK  S7L 6M8

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed between 12:00 pm (noon) - 12:30 pm
Closed on civic and statutory holidays

Fax: 306-975-1581

Toll-Free: 1-888-276-2880

Business Line: 306-975-1580



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