Foster Care Babysitting Training Certification

Foster families are in need of community support, and everybody can play a role! Become a part of a foster family’s support team by providing short-term childcare. When you sign up, you will go through the process of becoming certified and attend training that will give you the tools to care for a child in foster care.

Babysitters Give Hope

Trauma-informed, certified babysitters give foster families the support they need to build stronger families!

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Join us at our next Babysitting Certification Training on January 6, 2024!

 

*This training is for those who are 21+ looking to offer short-term childcare (up to 72 hours) for licensed foster families in the Greater Austin area.

Sign up today & begin your paperwork process immediately!

(See required Babysitting Document List & FAQs below for more guidance)

The training will take place in one day, in-person:

Session 1

Trauma Informed Care, Administering Meds & Safe Transportation

9:00am-1:00pm

Session 2

CPR & First Aid Certification

2:00pm-4:00pm

Families in our community need help now. 

Can you help?

If you are interested in serving one of these families, contact [email protected].

If you are a family in need of trauma-informed babysitters and caregivers, fill out the form below to be added to our waiting list.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Want to be Reminded of our Next Babysitter Training?

Interested in becoming certified but can't make it this time? Don't worry! We offer this training multiple times a year. Fill out the form below to be reminded of our next training dates and other ways to get involved.