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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the criteria to become a Host Home Provider for Laradon?
How do I become a Host Home Provider?

What types of certifications and training are required to be a Host Home Provider?
What are the insurance requirements necessary when becoming a Host Home Provider?
Can I be employed and have a Host Home?
How long will it take to become a Host Home Provider?

What are the Criteria to become a Host Home Provider for Laradon?

Must be 18 years of age or older.
Able to pass criminal background check.
Hae a valid email address, Internet and computer.
Have an available bedroom.
Not an employee of Laradon.

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How do I become a Host Home Provider?

The first step to becoming a Host Home Provider is to complete Laradon's Host Home Provider Application and a Criminal Background Information Authorization form and mail/email it to:

Laradon
Attn: Adult Residential Services Department
5100 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80216
karen.mayfield@laradon.org

Upon receiving the application, Laradon will contact you if you are chosen for an interview. Please allow seven days after receipt for your application to be reviewed and an interview decision made. Completing the application and Criminal Background Information Authorization form does not guarantee that Laradon will contract with you to be a Host Home Provider.

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What types of certifications and trainings are required to be a Host Home Provider?

The required certifications are:

Additionally all potential Host Home Providers required to participate in the Host Home Provider orientation. During the orientation you will learn about the various policies and procedures surrounding residential documentation, monitoring, quality standards and other related topics.

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What are the insurance requirements necessary when becoming a Host Home Provider?

The insurance requirements include:

Home owners/renter's insurance minimums:

Automobile insurance minimums are:

Professional /General liability insurance minimum is:

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Can I be employed and have a Host Home?

Yes, you may be employed outside of Laradon and have a Host Home.

The expectation is that you are able to identify the needs of the person placed in your home to ensure your employment does not interfere with the needs of the participant.

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How long will it take to become a Host Home Provider?

Unfortunately, this question is not easily answered. Each participant has unique needs and wants; therefore, each time a person is placed in a Host Home it takes a great deal of time to identify and match the very best potential provider with the individual.

Host Home placement also depends on participant availability and if a participant is in need of a Host Home placement.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Host Home Provider for Laradon.

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