Foster homes are governed by the Department of Human
Services or Social Services in any given State.
Although the name of the departments may vary from one State to
the next, the responsibilities are the same from State to State. The
foster homes are monitored by one of these State
responsible for outlining the specifications of what a foster home should offer
a child. These agencies have the final say as to who meets the criteria of a
foster home by making sure that their specifications are followed. Human
Services and Social Services set the standard for the foster homes in their State.
agencies always do what is in the best interest of the child