Upcoming Trainings:


Thursdays 1/30/20—Trainer and location TBA

Foster Parent Orientation—Set after January STARS

Tuesdays 5/5/20—Trainer and location TBA


1/25/20 & 2/1/20—Good Shepherd Children and Family Services—RSVP to Christina Robb at 314-854-5727 or crobb@ccstl.org.

Contact our Resource Department for more information!


Foster family

Interested in Becoming a Foster Parent?

S.T.A.R.S: Specialized Training Assessments Resources

S.T.A.R.S. is a foster parent training program developed by the Child Welfare League of America and used by Missouri Department of Social Services- Children’s Division for preparing families for the challenges of fostering.

STARS Consists of:

  • Intensive nine-session program
  • One,three hour session per week for nine consecutive weeks
  • Five in-home visits by the Family Development Specialist to assess
  • Family life Home Training Progress

All training and assessments are provided at no charge to the family.