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Consider Becoming A Resource Parent For A Child In Our Community Today!
Consider Becoming A Resource Parent For A Child In Our Community Today!
Josh Phillips
Monday, January 27, 2020

                         To become a Resource Parent you must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Complete a child/abuse neglect background check and criminal record check, including fingerprints
  • Be in good health, both physically and mentally
  • Have a stable income
  • Be willing to participate in an complete free training and the assessment process
  • Be part of a professional team willing to voice perspectives and concerns
  • Be willing to partner with the child's family to work toward reunification 

Start Your Journey Today!

                   For more information please contact: 


Elizabeth Strunk, CSS                      Renae Wehmeier, CSS

SW Regional Resource Unit                                SW Regional Resource Unit

417-307-6204                                                      417-895-7854

Elizabeth.A.Strunk@dss.mo.gov                               Shauna.R.Wehmeier@dss.mo.gov