What types of adult foster care are there?
The following are the types of adult foster care currently available:
  • Traditional - The foster care provider lives in the residence and is the primary caregiver to clients in the home.
  • Corporate - The foster care home is operated by a corporation with shift staff delivering services to clients.
  • Shelter - The foster care home accepts clients on an emergency short-term basis for up to 30 days.

    *Please note that there is currently a moratorium on the development of new corporate adult foster care homes in Minnesota.

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    1. What is adult foster care?
    2. What types of adult foster care are there?
    3. What are the licensing requirements for adult foster care?
    4. What is the application process?
    5. How are providers paid?
    6. What kind of clients will I get?
    7. What is the role of the licensor?
    8. What types of supports are available to adult foster care providers?
    9. What are the training requirements for foster care providers?
    10. Am I responsible for residents’ medical bills?