Serving Families and Children in southwest Ohio since 1989 Dayton 937-439-4406 Cincinnati 513-914-2971

Pre-Service Training

Welcome Prospective Foster/Adoptive Parents!

Thank you for your interest in Agape for Youth’s Foster Parent Training Program.

In order to be a licensed foster/adoptive parent in the State of Ohio you must complete 36 hours of Pre-Service training. This curriculum is completed over the course of 14 classes including CPR and First Aid. All classes follow ODJFS curriculum for prospective foster parents. All these classes are offered at our Dayton and Cincinnati offices.

Pre-Service Trainers

  • Rodger Stauffer, LSW- Foster Care Supervisor
  • Bruce Bridges, LSW- Licensing and Compliance Supervisor
  • Laura Tran, LSW- Adoption/Licensing Specialist
  • Molly O’Bryan, LSW- Licensing and Training Coordinator
  • Molly Fordyce, LSW- Program Coordinator

If you are in the Dayton area please check out our Dayton Office Pre-Service Calendar and contact Molly O’Bryan at ext.1121 or to register.

If you are in the Cincinnati area please check out our Cincinnati Office Pre-Service Calendar and contact Molly Fordyce at ext. 1123 or