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Oasis Therapeutic Foster Care

277 South Hamilton Road

Columbus, OH 43213

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Oasis... Helping children succeed.

Oasis is a private non-profit therapeutic foster care network. Oasis trains and recommends for license to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Professional Therapeutic Foster Caregivers.

At Oasis, our goal is to give youth a
stable home environment while teaching them how to live a normal life as well as how much they are valued as people.

We offer programs for our teens teaching them to be self sufficient and how to live on their own as a productive part of their society.

In order to become a foster parent you must complete 42 hours of preplacement training. Training will be held from 9:00-3:30 on the following Saturdays:

Sept 23, 2017

Sept 24, 2017

Sept 30, 2019

Oct 1, 2017

Oct 7, 2017

Oct 8, 2017

Oct 21, 2017 - CLASS STARTS AT 12:00p - CPR Training

There are thousands of youth in Ohio's foster care system. These children need your help! We are currently hiring Full Time and Part Time Foster Parents.

Training starts Saturday Sept 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 277 South Hamilton Rd. Whitehall ... This is a series of 7 Saturdays.. YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL 7 to become licensed.

Cost of Class = $0.00!!!!
Actually we will reimburse you $10.00 per hour for your time when you become licensed

~ Must be 21 years of age
~ Can be married or single
~ Can own or rent your home/apt

How to get started:
1.) Show up to class on 9/23/17 @ 9a (Bring your ID and SS Card, if you have any children in the home you will need to bring their SS cards also)
2.) Complete the training.. To get licensed the state requires that you complete 42 hours of orientation training. Training will be held for a series of 7 Saturdays (beginning 9/23/17)
3.) Complete application packet. At orientation you will receive an application packet, all paperwork inside must be completed to be able to get licensed.

Frequently asked questions

Q.) Am I responsible for the kid's health care expenses?
A.) All children will have a medical card and be covered at 100%. You will never have to add them to your ins or cover co-pays.. Their health, vision, dental, and mental health will be covered.

Q.) How do I get paid?
A.) We understand that you must receive reimbursement for your services in order to be able to successfully foster a child. We reimburse $20-$48/day per child, plus bonus of upto $50/day per day per child. The reimbursement amount varies depending on the level of difficulty of the child

Q.) How long will I have the child?
A.) The foster care system is so unpredictable, you could have the child for a day or have the child for 18 years, and it all depends on the child and the family.

Q.) Is it ok if I'm not married?

A.) You do not have to be married to provide a loving home to a child. We gladly license single, married and same sex couples.

If you have any questions, please call Teresa at 740-698-0340 or Angie @ 513-509-9358

Are you ready to change a childs life???

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Oasis Therapeutic Foster Care

277 South Hamilton Road

Columbus, OH 43213

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