Permanent Family Connections Description


Permanent Family Connections (Foster Care)
Open Your Home, Open Your Heart

1,500 Sacramento families needed.
Start Today.

Last year, Stanford Youth Solutions was able to certify 15 new foster/resource parents but it’s still not enough! Now we need your help to give a local child a loving home to foster their growth.

This year, help us foster [kindness] and open your home to a child in need. 

This year, help us foster [love] and open yourself to a new kind of relationship, a parent-child. 

This year, help us foster [adventure] as you take on one of the most rewarding challenges in life: parenthood. 


Apply to become a foster parent

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You can become a foster/resource parent if you are:

  • Deeply committed to giving a youth a home, time and attention
  • Patient, flexible and willing to learn
  • Over age 25 and healthy (no upper age limit)
  • Single, married or in a domestic partnership
  • Receiving a steady income
  • Living in an apartment, condo or house with room for a youth
  • A licensed driver, with a car and insurance

Ready to jump in? As a foster/resource parent, you will receive:

  • On-call support, 24 hours a day/7 days a week
  • Dedicated social workers with individualized support for youth and families
  • Free training
  • Multiple services in one location
  • Family support groups and monthly newsletters
  • Connections to community resources
  • Competitive rates
  • Respite services
  • Mentor parent support

For further questions or more information, call us today at (916) 344-0199 and a member of our team will be there to help.

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