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ADOPTION SERVICES - LAF

LIFETIME ADOPTION FOUNDATION #4663727


Lifetime Adoption Foundation offers adoption assistance for pregnant women, children up to 14 years, and families seeking to adopt. All adoption opportunities for birth mothers and adoptive families are funded through tax deductible donations from individuals, estates, and corporations.
ADOPTIONS/FOSTER - COUNTY OF PLACER

CHILDREN'S SYSTEM OF CARE - COUNTY OF PLACER #67934718


location_on A
  • 11434 B Avenue, Suite 300
    Auburn, Placer

ADOPTION - Children are best served in loving permanent family environments.

Children's System of Care provides placement approval for matched families through the Resource Family Approval process, and support for parents wishing to voluntarily relinquish their children for adoption.

Potential Adoptive Families
If you interested in becoming an adoptive family please visit the Adoption & Permanency Services page of Stanford Sierra Youth & Families. https://www.ssyaf.org/post/adoption-permanency-services

FOSTER PARENT - https://www.placer.ca.gov/2060/Foster-and-Adoptive-Parents
Becoming a Foster or Adoptive Parent

Placer County has a continuing need for foster and adoptive families. Placer County provides foster care licensing and adoptive home studies to families who are interested in opening their homes. Placer County works in partnership with several community based organizations such as Koinonia Family Services, Stanford Youth Solutions/Sierra Forever Families,… [read more]
CHILDREN'S SYSTEM OF CARE - COUNTY OF PLACER

CHILDREN'S SYSTEM OF CARE - COUNTY OF PLACER #65631372


location_on A
  • 11434 B Avenue, Suite 300
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Toll free
    866-293-1940

If you require medical attention, law enforcement or there is a threat of suicide, call 911 immediately.
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Children's System of Care is one of six Divisions of County of Placer Health & Human Services.

To meet the needs of children and youth who may be at risk, and their families, Placer County has a team that offers comprehensive services. Staff from the following areas are on the team:
  • Alternative Education
  • Child Welfare
  • Children's Mental Health
  • Probation
  • Public Health
  • Substance Abuse Services
Eligibility
Eligibility for Placer Children's mental health services includes full scope Medi-Cal beneficiaries, and County Medical Services Program (CMSP) beneficiaries with low or no share of cost. Those who do not meet these eligibility criteria are assessed on an individual basis regarding their need for services.
For questions please call Family and Children's Services at 916-872-6549 or toll free 866-293-1940.

Services Available
  • 24-hour response for minors at…
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COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION: INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM

COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION: INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM #65631248


location_on B

  • Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-445-8752

No cost to foster youth. Cheaper than going straight to a 4 year college. No grade requirement.

If you did not receive your high school diploma, had bad grades, or received your GED, you can still go to a community college and then if, you wish, transfer to a 4 year college.

You can transfer to a 4 year college after you get 70 units at a community college which can be used toward obtaining a Bachelors degree. Vocational training programs also available such as nursing, computer programming, mechanics, and electronics to name a few.
FAMILY SERVICES

PACIFIC CLINICS #18122059


location_on C
  • 1624 Santa Clara Drive
    Roseville, Placer

Pacific Clinics offers family services that reconnect children with their families in a safe and healthy environment in order to speed recovery from emotional trauma. 

Places children from birth to age 21 in certified foster homes if they are unable to remain at home with their biological parents. Provides ongoing support services to foster children and families after a child is placed in an EMQ FamiliesFirst foster home.

Provides adoption services to prospective adoptive parents and to special needs children whose permanent plan is adoption.

Web pages
FAMILY SERVICES - WFS

WAYFINDER FAMILY SERVICES #65631321


location_on D
  • 5300 Angeles Vista Boulevard
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-238-3503
  • After-Hours
    323-295-6384

Wayfinder Family Services provides individualized support and services to children, youth, and adults, from those who have vision loss or profound special needs to foster youth with serious medical conditions or trauma, and their families.

EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS
Early intervention programs and a special education school for children with vision loss and/or multiple physical and developmental disabilities

ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
Residential and independence programs, transition services, assistive technology training, employment services for youth and adults with blindness or vision impairment.

HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Medical servicesmental health servicesrecreation programs and group homes for vulnerable children, youth, adults and families.

SAFETY AND RESILIENCE
Foster care and adoption and temporary shelter care program for children and youth in the child welfare system.

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FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SERVICES - EA

EA FAMILY SERVICES #4660985


location_on E

  • Grass Valley, Nevada

EA Family Services recruits and approves local families to become foster parents, provides support and case management for foster youth in care, and provides a Transitional Housing Program for foster youth upon their 18th birthday.
FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION SERVICES - KFS

KOINONIA FAMILY SERVICES #65631314


location_on F
  • 3725 Taylor Road
    Loomis, Placer

Koinonia Family Services is a nationally accredited foster and adoption agency with over 39 years of experience and offices throughout California and Nevada. While foster care and adoption accounts for the largest part of their organization, they also have programs to treat, support, and improve the lives of foster children, adoptive children, group home children, and at-risk youth and families.

Koinonia is also represents the interests and rights of children and young people in "the system" through regulatory and legislative advocacy.

Becoming a professional Foster Parent consists of:
  • A Monthly reserve/stipend
  • Mileage reimbursement to schools out of district
  • Ongoing training
  • Weekly in-home support
  • 24 hour support
  • Paid vacation time
  • Respite care
  • Discounts through IFoster.org
  • CPR/First Aid
  • CPI training
Web pages
FOSTER CARE ALUMNI OF AMERICA, CALIFORNIA CHAPTER

FOSTER CARE ALUMNI OF AMERICA, CALIFORNIA CHAPTER #65630949


location_on G
  • 5810 Kingstowne Center Drive
    Alexandria, Arlington
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    918-862-2586

Foster Care Alumni of America is a national non-profit association that has been founded and is led by alumni of the foster care system. They use the term alumni to describe those who have been in foster care during their childhood/youth. The mission of FCAA is to connect the alumni community and to transform foster care policy and practice, ensuring opportunity for people in and from foster care. CONNECTING: FCAA provides opportunities for alumni to know each other, to share support and information, and to become an extended family for each other. Whether attending meetings, responding to chat rooms, or participating in events, FCAA shares alumni stories and experiences as well as builds networks of friendship across the nation.

For more information please visit their website: www.fostercarealumni.org
FOSTER CARE TO SUCCESS

FOSTER CARE TO SUCCESS #65631278


location_on H
  • 23811 Chagrin Boulevard
    Cleveland, Cuyahoga
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    571-203-0270

Foster Care to Success (FC2S) is a national nonprofit organization working solely with college bound foster youth. They help foster youth navigate the tricky waters of academia, understand the importance of personal fiscal responsibility, determine achievable career goals, and create networks of friendship and support. They help by providing tuition grants, book money, living stipends and emergency funding for those unexpected expenses that could derail the most dedicated student on a tight budget. They also provide academic coaches, personal mentors, care packages and internship opportunities.