Single or married, straight or gay, already with kids or without, what you offer is simple:
Whether you are a teacher, firefighter, pastor, counselor, farmer, working professional, retiree, or working in the home —YOU can make an immediate difference in our community as a foster parent.
Every child deserves to feel safe, wanted and loved.
You want to make a positive difference in the life of a local child or teen.
Can be positive in a crisis situation.
Have excellent communication skills and enjoy being part of a team.
Understand the value of building trust with a child and the importance of stable connections.
Have strong connections to your community, so you have a network when you need additional help.
Have a flexible work schedule or a stay-at-home parent who can be available when needed or if the child is out of school, or needs transportation to counseling, medical appointments, visits with family.
May speak Spanish or be willing to consider a special needs child
Believe all people can thrive given the right circumstances.
Next Steps to Learn More
Attend one of our monthlyExplore Foster Parentingintroductory talks online, or call(707) 565-4274to reserve your space. At these one-hour meetings, you'll hear from local foster care agencies and experienced foster parents. You can get your questions answered.