Wyoming Foster Care
Rates (Foster Care)
Foster care rate paid at:
Wyoming foster care rates:
|Service Level of Care
||Amount per day
||$645-birth to 5 years; $664-6 years to 12 years; and $732 for 13 to 18 years per month
Requirements (Foster Care)
Foster Care Resource Requirements:
At least 21 years of age. (some exceptions for relatives)
Singles and couples.
Good physical and emotional health.
No history of substantiated abuse or neglect.
No criminal history as defined by certification rules.
Training (Education and Training):
Foster Care Placements:
Wyoming requires the following types of placement resources to be licensed/approved/certified:
Wyoming uses the following terms to authorize a resource family for foster care and (or) adoption after completion of education and training in state:
Verified (Foster Home)
Wyoming resource training program is as follows:
- PRIDE (Parents Resource Information Development Education)
Wyoming accepts the following training programs as comparable to its education and training program licensing:
- Other: Varies with each Region in Wyoming; and the Training must meet Wyoming curriculum.
Wait Time - (License/Certification/Approval - Education and Training)
Average Length of time it takes for a home to be licensed/approved/certified:
Length of time a license is valid before renewal required:
Wyoming offers classes (education and training) to become licensed/certified/approved:
Wait Time for Criminal Records Results
Wait time for fingerprint results are:
Live Scan or other technology
- State: Not Offered
- Local/County: Not Offered
Manually - Fingerprint Card
- State: 31-60 days
- Local/County: 31-60 days