We’re glad that you are considering fostering or adopting a child from U.S. foster care.
Interested families should contact Ines Flores or follow the links below for more information:-
- California Department of Social Services – Title 22 Regulations
Foster Family Agencies are governed by the following regulations: General Licensing Requirements, Foster Family Homes and Foster Family Agencies. Review the Title 22 Regulations to learn more about the requirements for Foster Family Agencies
- California Department of Social Services
Find services, information or forms at the website of the CDSS
- Children and Family Services Division – California Department of Social Services (CDSS)
Information and services related to Adoptions, Foster Care, Children’s Services and Child Welfare. According to CDSS, nearly 7,000 children were adopted in California last year, and the need for more adoptive parents continues statewide. Those wanting more information can download their brochure, A Guide to California Adoptions.
- Family Education
Parenting advice, activities for children, family games and recipes.
- Foster Parent College
Training and other resources for adoptive, kinship and foster parents.
- Fostering Families Today
A foster care and adoption resource, source of the bimonthly Fostering Families Today magazine.
- Giving Back: It’s a Family Affair
Some tips to help parents broaden their children’s perspectives on the world. Whether you’re planning an intensive international volunteer experience or a trip to the local park, there are plenty of ways to spend quality time as a family, while doing some good.
Online and print resources for foster parents, compiled by KidsPeace, the National Center for Kids in Crisis.
- National Foster Parent Association
Foster parent and training resources
- Presidential Proclamation — National Foster Care Month
- Foster care and adoption guidelines in California