One of the first blogs we ever wrote was about common myths regarding the foster care system. We thought it important to deal with those myths right away, because we… Continue Reading Even More Myths About Foster Care We’d Like to Debunk
When you foster a child with the help of Contra Costa County, one of the first questions that comes to mind might be about adoption.The title of “foster parent” can… Continue Reading Will You Be Expected To Adopt When Fostering A Child?
We like to be as transparent as possible when it comes to money and foster care. It’s a touchy subject, of course. After all, in a perfect world the foster… Continue Reading What Does (and Doesn’t) Foster Care Pay For?
When it comes to placing children in foster homes, we treat each and every one like the wonderful person he or she is. We get to know them and do… Continue Reading Foster Care By the Numbers
If you’re here to learn about foster care, we’d like to say thank you for stopping by. Being involved in foster care is an incredibly rewarding experience, one that just… Continue Reading An Introduction to Contra Costa County’s Foster Care
A new recruiting effort aims to enlarge the pool of foster parents across California. For more information about how to become a foster parent, visit the Foster Care & Licensing… Continue Reading CBS5: California Boosts Foster Homes To Replace Group Housing
MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU) – This holiday season, while many people prepare to celebrate with trees, lights, presents and time with family, it can be a difficult time for foster care… Continue Reading KTVU: New California Law creates more need for foster care families
Journalist Jennifer Shaw wrote an in-depth article featuring Children and Family Services, foster families and former foster youth in Contra Costa County.
CONCORD (KRON) — Contra Costa County is making major changes to its foster program, as officials are working to phase out group homes for foster children. Nineteen-year-old Justice Woods writes lyrics… Continue Reading KRON4: Contra Costa County to phase out group homes for foster children
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