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Applying is easy.

  • Submit a two-page form
  • Pass a background check
  • We'll do the rest. 

Background check

To ensure the safety of the children volunteers must

  • meet income guidelines and
  • pass a comprehensive background check process, as described in the application process below.


You can get your application started today. It won’t take long. First, read this Foster Grandparent application letter (PDF). 

Ways to apply


You can also ask questions to see if the Foster Grandparent Program is right for you or someone you know. Contact our program coordinator at 503-545-6441 or

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