Contact Our Foster Care Recruiter and Outreach Coordinator

Simyra Cooper, 405-609-8931,

Midge Woodard, Director of Foster Care
Amy Barker, Foster Care Case Manager
Simyra Cooper, Foster Care Certification and Outreach Coordinator


Requirements to Become A Sunbeam Family Services Foster Parent

  • Have healthy relationships whether married, single, separated or divorced
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must ensure that the child will not be around smokers
  • Have the ability to manage personal and household financial needs without relying on the foster care reimbursement
  • Fulfill the OKDHS policy on background investigations for all household members 13 years and older by completion of criminal history background checks
  • Have no history of alleged or confirmed child abuse, neglect or sexual abuse
  • Have a working vehicle and cell phone
  • Provide appropriate sleeping arrangements for each child placed
  • Be in good physical and mental health and able to pay for annual physical exam
  • Provide references
  • Complete all required training in a timely manner; not smoke in the home or automobile when the child is present
  • Comply with OKDHS rules on discipline
  • Be able to work as part of a team with social workers and biological parents.