The Homebased Philosophy:

We strive to help families by bringing our best and strengthening partnership because relationships matter.

Ready to apply?

Then we’re ready to help you!

Our application process is easy and will move at a pace that is right for you and your family. You’ll be surprised how individualized foster care can be.

Below, you will find five documents that will begin our process in certifying you as an Oklahoma foster parent.

Please note: All information you provide to HBSR is confidential and encrypted through SSL security certificate.

Download Instructions

1) Click the link below the document you wish to download.

2) Go to your downloads file and click on the file. The fillable form will open.

3) Do not open directly from the download link associated with your browser. The link will not open. You must go directly to the file in your download folder or the file location (desktop, documents, etc.) you direct your downloads.

4) Fill out the form and save.

5) Click the Contact Us page on our website and under the We are always available section, click email. Attach your files and send.

Thank you for your patience as we correct this issue. If you have any problems, please do not hesitate to call us and we will walk you through the process.


Foster Care Application

The Foster Care Application has + and - so that you can add to or take away from the areas that pertain to your household.


Request for Background Check

The Request for Background Check form should be filled out for each adult (ages 18 and up) in the home. By filling out this form, you will be giving HSRS permission to run the proper background checks for your family.


Driver Record Request

The DPS department of public safety (Driver Record Request) form should be filled out for each adult (ages 18 and up) in the household. This gives HSBR permission to obtain a driving record for each adult in the home that might be transporting foster children. Please include all adults over the age of 18 in the household.


Adult in Household Application

The Adult in Household Application should be filled out for any adult over the age of 18 who lives in the home and is not applying to be a foster parent.



The JOLTS Form should be filled out for every person in the household from the ages of 13 to 17. These must be filled out by an adult, currently residing in the household, over the age of 18 years old.