Resource Family Training

Next Steps for Becoming a Resource Family

Step 1: Attend Resource Family Orientation.

Step 2: Complete Resource Family Application. Including Well exam/physical and TB Test.

Step 3: Schedule In-Home Meeting. Including home environment inspection and fingerprint/background check.

Step 4: Complete Resource Family Approval Training Series. The training will also include CPR and First-Aid certification.

Step 5: Complete Comprehensive Resource Family Assessment

Training dates, times and locations are below.

Resource Family Orientations

Your first step is to attend one of these Resource Family Orientation sessions.
During these orientations the process will be explained and applications will be distributed to attendees.
No registration necessary to attend.

Santa Maria

Department of Social Services
304 W. Carmen Lane
Santa Maria, CA 93454

• Mondays:
No Orientations – New Year’s Holiday
February 6, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
March 6, 2017 6:00-9:00pm

• Wednesdays:
January 11, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
February 15, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
March 15, 2017 6:00-9:00pm


Department of Social Services
1100 W. Laurel Ave
Lompoc, CA 93436

• Thursdays:
January 26, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
February 23, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
March 30, 2017 6:00-9:00pm

Santa Barbara

Department of Social Services
234 Camino Del Remedio
Santa Barbara, CA 93110

• Tuesdays:
January 3, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
Feburary 7, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
March 7, 2017 6:00-9:00pm

• Thursdays:
January 19, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
February 16, 2017 6:00-9:00pm
 March 16, 2017 6:00-9:00pm

If you have questions about the new Resource Family Approval process, please contact Leticia Alvarez at (805) 681-4542 or Orientations are offered in English only. Please contact Leticia Alvarez to arrange for orientations in another language.

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