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Become a House Parent

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Join our Team

At Anthony's Villa, children arrive seeking support and care. As a house parent, you will provide them with unconditional love, guidance, and the chance to discover their unique purpose in life. Help these children flourish and become the individuals they were destined to be, nurturing their growth and empowering them to embrace their full potential.

House Parenting Requirements

  1. Join us In Ohio - We are focused on licensure in Ohio. House parents must either live or move to Ohio.

  2. Have a heart for Children - We are helping children most in need. It is not easy, but we will support you as you support the children who will be placed in your home.

  3. Have a Call to the Mission - Life as a houseparent is a calling. House parenting is a full-time job. Be ready to jump head first into the mission.

House Parenting Onboarding Process

Joining us as a house parent is a big commitment. We expect house parents to commit to a minimum of 5 years of service as the interview and licensure process takes 12-18 months for each home.

Months 1-3​

  1. Determine if being a full-time house parent is for you and your spouse.

  2. Apply to join us as a house parent.

Months 4-6

  1. We will perform a rigorous interview process that includes background checks, reference checks, and in-home interviews.

  2. Get approval from us to join

Months 7-18

  1. Secure or provide current housing that meets ODJFS standards (we will help you with this).

  2. Begin the local licensure process

  3. Obtain Licensure

  4. Continue your journey as a House Parent at Anthony's Villa.

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