Children, Youth and Families

Foster Care

Foster Parent Licensing Process

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a Dane County Foster Parent you may call 608-242-6303 or email Dawn Douglas at for more information.

Please review the licensing process for more detailed qualification criteria.

What some of our current foster parents have to say:

Picture of foster parent, Holly.

My experiences as a single foster parent have been challenging at times yet fulfilling and rewarding all the more. My son has also learned a number of life changing valuable lessons that will shape his life forever. Meanwhile, I feel honored to make the difference in the lives of the children we welcome into our home.