Foster Parents with AA County Dept. of Social Services

Mandatory Forms/Documents (print & fill out)

Additional Documents Needed

    1. Court order signed by a judge or magistrate or a letter from the placing agency.
    2. State Supervised Care Form available from the school's PPW.
    3. Residency Documentation

    Documents accepted by those who own or lease a residence include a mortgage document issued within 60 calendar days, deed, valid rental agreement, military housing lease and one of the items listed below:

    Utility bill/cable bill or work order issued by the utility or cable company
    Bank statement
    Pay stub
    W-2 Form or Form 1099 issued the previous year
    Valid Commercial Driver’s License
    Any government issued documentation, such as:
    Social Security check
    Domestic relations (child support)
    Department of Social services Food Stamps or Community Medical Assistance letter
    Unemployment award
    PPW verification letter or form verifying residence after a home visit
     
    Documents accepted by those who live in a residence owned or leased by an individual or family include a notarized Tenant Resident Verification Form (TRV) Tenant residence verification form -- (espanol)  with three additional items:
     
    1.  Copy of the homeowner/landlord's deed, mortgage document, or rental agreement
    2.  Utility bill or cable bill from the homeowner/landlord and
    3.  An item for the list below:
     
    Utility bill/cable bill or work order issued by the utility or cable company
    Bank statement
    Pay stub
    W-2 Form or Form 1099 issued the previous year
    Valid Commercial Driver’s License
    Any government issued documentation, such as:
    Social Security check
    Domestic relations (child support)
    Department of Social services Food Stamps or Community Medical Assistance letter
    Unemployment award
    PPW verification letter or form verifying residence after a home visit

        4. Evidence of Birth (one or more of the following)

    • Birth certificate (preferred)
    • Passport/Visa
    • Physician’s certificate
    • Birth registration
    • Baptism certificate
    • Church certificate
    • Hospital certificate
    • Parent affidavit

      5.  Medical Records (all 3 required)

      1. Immunization (shot) record (see Vaccination Requirements for Children Enrolled in Preschool Programs and in Schools - State of MD)
      2. Lead certificate for students entering Prek, K, or first grade
      3. Record of Physical Examination for students entering a Maryland public school for the first time. (within 9 months prior to entering or 6 months after entry)

    Documents Needed Only if Applicable

    • Maryland Transfer Form SR7 if transferring from a Maryland Public School
    • Copy of last report card/high school transcript
    • Documentation of Special Services
      • Special Education – current IEP, evaluations
      • 504 plan
      • ESOL services
      • Gifted/Talented