Foster Parent Pre-Service Training Schedules

Foster Parent Pre-Service Training 

The first step to become a foster parent is to contact our Recruitment Department. We are here to answer your questions about foster parenting. Contact Shawn at 330-818-0444!

YOU can make an impact on a child's life. Our foster parent training consists of learning sessions designed to help you develop skills and tools as you begin to understand how foster children have been affected by their troubled backgrounds.

You learn the importance of working as a team with social workers, schools and counselors, all for the benefit of you and the children you welcome into your home. Our staff and trainers guide you through behavior management, realistic expectations, and the entire foster parent licensure process.


 NEW  pre-service classes begin June 7, 2022! ​​

Fill out the inquiry form below to learn more! 

*We currently serve families in 14 Northeast Ohio counties. 

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Pathway Caring for Children

Canton/Administrative Office 

4895 Dressler Rd NW Suite A

Canton, OH 44718

Phone: 330.493.0083

Cleveland Office

25300 Lorain Rd Suite 330

North Olmsted, OH 44070

Phone: 440.586.8202

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Toll Free: 1.800.838.7284



Pathway is accredited by the Council on Accreditation, the Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services, and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Pathway is funded in part by United Way of Greater Stark County, and is a Stark Mental Health Addiction Recovery provider Pathway is also a member of the Ohio Children’s Alliance.

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