Intensive Children's Services - Be the change in a child's life this year
Intensive Children's Services
Kitsap Mental Health Services
900 Sheridan Rd. Suite 106
Bremerton, WA 98310
Phone: 360-415-5866
Fax: 360-479-2412
Become a Foster Parent
Licensing Process:
Step 1.  Contact our Licensor
Contact our licensor, Jennifer, at 360-415-5866 or to receive information and an application.  You can also fill out our Foster Parent Interest Form and Jennifer will be in contact with you and mail you an information packet.

Step 2.  Fill out and return your information packet.
To begin the process of becoming a foster parent, please return Background Clearances for everyone in the home over the age of 16 and the Family Home Study Application. Electronic fingerprinting will be conducted as part of the background
clearance. Image is for illustrative purposes only. 
Persons depicted are models.
You will also eventually need to submit copies of the following: Drivers License, Auto and Home/Renters Insurance, TB test for everyone over 18, CPR/First Aid training, HIV/Blood Born Pathogen Training, and up to date Pet Shot records. The foster care licensor will guide you through the process.

Step 3.  Attend Orientation and Pre-Service Caregiver Core Training.
Contact Jennifer for times and locations for both or go to the DSHS website at
1.  Foster Parent Orientation can be taken online or in a three hour in-person training.
2.  Pre-Service Caregiver Core Training is a 24 hour course that preferably is attended by all parents but at a minimum the primary parent.  

Step 4.  A Home Visit and Interview is the last step!
Our licensor will conduct a safety inspection of your home.  Home inspection guidelines are HERE.



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