Foster Care Eligibility

Foster Care Eligibility

  • All foster parents must speak English and/or be bilingual.
    • Applicants who are literate in Spanish but whose English is limited must present a plan to include someone within the immediate family or a treatment team member who is able to advocate or translate for a client when English is necessary to assure safety or well-being. Confidentiality applies at all times.
  • Treatment Parents must live within El Paso County; they must have a telephone; and they must have an insured automobile
    in compliance with all Texas laws to transport the client to outside activities and appointments.
  • Must be at least 25 years of age.
  • No criminal history or have proof of rehabilitation.
  • No child abuse history.
  • Emotionally and physically healthy.
  • Home must meet fire and safety guidelines.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • US citizens or legal immigrants.
  • Criminal background checks for everyone 14 years or older and fingerprints for 14 years or older. This includes frequent visitors.
  • Computer literate or willing to receive training
  • Have some form of income in the home.
  • House must have internet access capability.

To receive more information, please call us at (915)259-6382 or fill out the form below. To Schedule an Appointment, please click the button below.

Meetings take place on the last Tuesday of every month at 6 pm.
For more information, please call: (915) 259-6382 or email foster@epccinc.org.

Are you ready to help a child heal?

Call for more information: 915.259.6382 (direct) or Email: info@epccinc.org

How Does Our Staff Support You?

  • Available 24/7 to support you as you help a child heal from trauma.
  • Provides ongoing training, coaching, and problem-solving support.
  • Provides crisis intervention:We have a 24-hour emergency on-call worker for all crisis situations.
  • When the going gets tough. We are joined by doctors, teachers, therapists, and case managers as a team to support you and the youth in your home.

“My foster mom has shown me wholehearted love and is doing a wonderful job guiding me.”

– Foster Child

Request an appointment

For an appointment, email referral, or appointment request call (915) 259.6382 or click the button below.