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Human Services Department

Family, Youth, and Children Division

Foster Parent Information Sessions

Two moms with child

Learn more about being a foster parent and get your questions answered. You can:

  • Attend a live Foster Parent Information Session on Zoom. You'll hear from experienced foster parents, former foster youth and from local agencies that support local foster families, children and teens. Talks are held monthly on Zoom and last about 1 1/2 hours. Call (707) 565-4274 to reserve your space! See below for dates, times and details. 
  • Call or email: (707) 565-4274 or 
  • Visit RaiseAChild for information about events being offered.
  • Contact one of the local agencies listed on the home page.

Foster Parent Information Sessions

Hear first-hand from experienced foster parents about what it's like to be a foster parent, from former foster youth about the positive impact of foster parents on young lives, and local agencies that support foster parents and foster children and teens.

Learn about the different types of foster parents, including emergency foster parents who provide a temporary home, foster parents who want to provide a forever home through adoption, or host parents who rent a room and act as a mento to an older foster youth going to school or working.

Information Sessions are held from 6:00-7:30 PM

  • Thursday, August 17
  • Thursday, September 21
  • Thursday, October 19
  • Thursday, November 16
  • Thursday, November 30
  • Wednesday, December 6
  • Thursday, December 14
  • Tuesday, December 19
Reserve Your Spot in an Information Session:
Call (707) 565-4274 or email at least three days before the session.