Foster Care   |  Nebraska


Foster Care                  Benefits/Eligibility/Qualifications


SFCS provides Foster Care services in Nebraska. Our organization is pleased to serve local children and families through professional community-based services. Our Foster Families and agency staff are experts in the care of children in need of care. We take pride in helping children and families grow together. Contact us today if you are interested in making a difference in a child’s life.

Becoming A Foster Parent

The Saint Francis Nebraska Foster Care Program is actively recruiting families who are willing to open their hearts and homes to a Nebraska child in need for foster care. If you are interested in inquiring about becoming a foster parent, click here to complete the online application.

Foster Parent Benefits

SFCS foster parents are offered many benefits for their services. These include:

  • Free professional ongoing support and training
  • Respite provided
  • Tax-free compensation
  • Support and crisis services 24/7
  • State mileage reimbursement
  • Medical insurance for foster children
  • One-on-one support provided by caring SFCS staff
  • On-line resources and support with easily accessible tools and training available through a secure website designed exclusively for Saint Francis foster parents.
  • The joy of knowing that a child has found support and care.
Nebraska Service Areas Map & Office Locations

Saint Francis Community Services | Nebraska Office Locations
Nebraska Offices
Grand Island 308.382.4161
North Platte phone # coming soon
Scottsbluff 308.630.0027
Click to view more information on SFCS office locations

Minimum Qualifications

Potential Foster Parents must meet the following qualifications:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Take 27 hours of training
  • Pass all required background checks
  • Have an outside source of income other than foster care reimbursement
  • Own or rent your residence that meets all state licensing requirements
  • Be willing to work as a team with children, families, agencies and other professionals

For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Sukup
Foster Care Homes - Nebraska
308.660.5259
Toll Free:  1.866.999.1599
e-mail:  Jennifer.Sukup@st-francis.org

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