before you foster 

what's right for us?

questions for selecting an agency

foster organizations

TN- KEY is the required training to become a foster parent in the state of TN. You may choose to foster through the Department of Children's Services or through a local private provider. 

 

When you're ready to take the next step, you can find out more information and the TN-KEY schedules and registration below:

 

Department of Children's Services (DCS) TN-KEY Info Meetings

 

Private Provider TN-KEY Info Meetings*

 

*Go to the events page and search “TN- KEY”  for more information on upcoming private provider classes. This is not an exhaustive list but just those who have been submitted to us