Kidz 2 Kidz Child Placing Agency

Working to Improve the Safety and Reliability of Our Foster Care System to Service Our Children Even Better...

About Us
Established in 2018, Kidz 2 Kidz CPA's aim and vision for our community is to provide loving and nurturing foster homes for children that entered into the foster care system.

Our staff has over 20 years of combined experience in serving the children in the greater Houston area and it's surrounding counties.
Our Mission
Raise hopes and foster dreams.

Kidz 2 Kidz CPA is working to improve the safety and reliability of our foster care system to service our children even better.

Our goals for foster care are the health, safety, and permanency of children.
Basic Requirements
The prospective foster/ adoptive parents may be single or married and must:

  • be at least 21 years of age, financially stable, and responsible mature adults,
  • complete an application (staff will assist you, if you prefer),
  • share information regarding their background and lifestyle,
  • provide relative and non-relative references,
  • show proof of marriage and/or divorce (if applicable),
  • agree to a home study which includes visits with all household members,
  • allow staff to complete a criminal history background check and an abuse/neglect check on all adults in the household, and
  • attend free training to learn about issues of abused and neglected children.

Additional Foster Care Requirements
In addition to the basic requirements, foster parents must:

  • have adequate sleeping space.
  • allow no more than 6 children in the home including your own children or children for whom you provide day care.
  • agree to a nonphysical discipline policy.
  • permit fire, health and safety inspections of the home.
  • vaccinate all pets.
  • obtain and maintain CPR/First Aid Certification.
  • obtain TB testing as required by the local Health Department for household members.
  • attend 20 hours or more of training each year.

Responsibilities of Foster and Adoptive Families
Foster Parents:
  • provide daily care and nurturing of children in foster care;
  • advocate for children in their schools and communities;
  • inform the children's caseworkers about adjustments to the home, school, and community, as well as any problems that may arise, including any serious illnesses, accidents, or serious occurrences involving the foster children or their own families;
  • make efforts as team members with children's caseworkers towards reunifying children with their birth families;
  • provide a positive role model to birth families and
  • help children learn life skills.
Adoptive Parents:
  • provide permanent homes and a lifelong commitment to children into adulthood;
  • provide for the short-term and long-term needs of children;
  • provide for children's emotional, mental, physical, social, educational, and cultural needs, according to each child's developmental age and growth;
  • may become certified as a foster family and accept children who are not legally free for adoption, but whose permanency plan is adoption.

Foster Parent and Caregiver Training
Foster parents are required to complete orientation and all pre-service training as required and provided by Kidz 2 Kidz CPA in accordance with DFPS Minimum Standards and DFPS contract requirements.

Upon verification with Kidz 2 Kidz CPA, each foster parent will obtain 30 hours of annual training. Areas of annual training include but are not limited to Emergency Behavior Intervention prevention and techniques, DFPS Psychotropic medications course, DFPS Trauma Informed Care course, and DFPS Medical Consenter Course.

Foster parents and program staff will work in collaboration with each other to identify other areas of additional training and determine appropriate resources to obtain identified training needs as they pertain to individual needs of children and/or youth and families.
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We welcome your questions, comments and feedback.

  • 2000 North Loop West Suite 130, Houston, TX, USA

Kidz 2 Kidz recognizes the benefits of recruiting and supporting foster parents who are committed, confident, and capable of providing outstanding care and placement stability for children that are experiencing various levels of stress.