The Children’s Bureau will be holding a meeting at College of the Canyons in Valencia to educate families on foster care and adoption.
Los Angeles County’s foster care population exceeds 21,000 children with 450 foster children waiting to be connected to a family who will adopt.
Children’s Bureau offers a comprehensive foster care and adoption program that brings families together for a lifetime.
The agency is in need of resource families for children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or to provide legal permanency by adoption.
Children’s Bureau Resource Parents protect and nurture children, meet children’s developmental needs, support children’s relationships with their birth families and do all of this as a member of a professional team.
Qualifying families receive training, certification and support.
Discover if you have the willingness, ability and resources to take on the challenge of helping a child in need.
A monthly information meeting is being held Saturday, Nov. 21st from 10 a.m. to noon at the College of the Canyons, Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Room 222, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
To R.S.V.P. or for more information, please call 661.208.4212 or 661.272.9996. An information packet or application may also be requested by filling out a request form on the website at www.all4kids.org/program/foster-care/.
Since 1904, Children’s Bureau has been a nonprofit leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. More than 28,000 children and families are helped each year throughout Southern California with services that include school readiness, parenting classes, family resource centers, support groups, mental health counseling, foster care and adoption.
College of the Canyons has received a $1.37 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Child Care Assistance Means Parents In School program to directly benefit the college’s Early Childhood Education Center.
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