before you foster
what's right for us?
questions for selecting an agency
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:
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