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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

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Volunteer Center Staff is on temporary furlough with no access to email or voicemail due to Columbia Association's closure. 

Opportunity Details

Family Services, Health & Wellness
Families, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender), Low-income communities, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

Become a Foster Parent

Loving foster homes are needed throughout Howard County and Maryland, especially for teenagers!

Training and support is provided. To become a certified foster parent, you must complete the following:

  • 30 hours of pre-service training
  • Background clearances for all household members 18 and over
  • Physical exam for all household members
  • Proof of vaccinations for all pets
  • Home Inspection
  • References for you and your spouse/partner
  • School references for school age children Income verification

Please contact us to receive information about our foster parent orientation. When we meet you will learn more about our program and what it means to be a foster parent. We also offer information sessions across the state of Maryland each month for interested parents. Thank you for supporting KidsPeace!

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Express Interest

Volunteers needed through 4/29/2021

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  • Choose an existing team you're already a member or captain of, or
  • Create a new team to sign up.

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Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046