Types of Foster Care
Washoe County’s Policy is to place foster children only in homes that have signed the "Agreement for Provision of Foster Care Services" contract with the Department.
The four most common types of foster care available in Washoe County are:
Relative Foster Care, Paid/Non-Paid
Non-Contract Foster Care
Contract Foster Care
Foster to Adopt
To obtain a copy of the Agreement for Provision of Foster Care Services and program standards, please call 775.337.4470.