Building strength, resilience in individuals and families.

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

405.609. 6509

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.

Contact Our Foster Care Recruiter and Outreach Coordinator

Simyra Cooper, 405.609.8931,