A Better Way is
You probably qualify if...
In addition to the criteria above, you must be willing to...
- Have all children in your home (including biological children) immunized
- Maintain UL listed smoke detectors & carbon monoxide detectors in hallway(s) & each sleeping area
- Keep weapons and ammunition locked in separate locations
- If you have barred windows, also have breakaway bars on at least one window in each bedroom
- Ensure any body of water at your home is inaccessible & has a safety feature (e.g. enclosure, pool cover)
- Keep medicine in your home (over the counter & prescription) locked up
- Keep all hazardous items inaccessible and all poisons locked up
- Agree not to use corporal punishment on any child (e.g.: spanking, shoving, hitting w/ hand or belt, pinching, pulling hair, denying meals, etc.)
- Provide care and supervision to meet specified needs of a child placed with you
- Keep no more than 3 indoor pets that are child friendly, have current shots, & a license
- Maintain a smoke-free environment (home, property, and car)