Are single men who have no wife or live - in girlfriend , allowed to have foster children in there custody?

A single male who lives in a house alone . Would a foster care agency grant him custody of a child / children to care for? Or for the wellbeing and best interest of the child . Does the agency strongly prefer if there was a maternal ( motherly) figure in the household? For example : If a single 35 year old man... show more A single male who lives in a house alone . Would a foster care agency grant him custody of a child / children to care for?

Or for the wellbeing and best interest of the child . Does the agency strongly prefer if there was a maternal ( motherly) figure in the household?

For example : If a single 35 year old man wishes to be a foster parent , who or wht child / children would the agency pair him up with?
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