Help the Catholic Charities Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program

The Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program is looking for adults to become foster parents to refugee minors.

The requirements to be a foster parent include:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Be able to provide adequate bedroom space and a separate bed for each foster child
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Be willing to participate in a 30-hour free training
  • Be prepared for adults in your household to undergo complete background checks
  • Be able to meet basic resources to support the household.

Catholic Charities provides 24-hour case management, monthly stipend to help with the care of the refugee minor or youth, continuing education and more. For more information, call 305-883-3383 or visit

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