Our County. Our Kids.


Our County. Our Kids. is a program of the County of Santa Barbara Department of Social Services, Child Welfare Services Division. Our County. Our Kids. is the Resource Family (formerly known as foster homes) and kinship caregiver recruitment, support and training program at SB CWS. The mission of Our County. Our Kids. is to recruit and sustain a network of resource families and homes that will provide quality care to children and youth in foster care in Santa Barbara County.  Read More

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The Holidays: A Time to Celebrate, Reflect, and give Gratitude

The holidays are an exciting time of the year that we all look forward to, even if our

Adoption Day: A Day of Love, Family, and Hope for the Future

On their annual Adoption Day event, Our County. Our Kids celebrated the adoption of six local foster youth.

COVID-19 Information for Santa Barbara County Resource Families

Dear Caregivers and Community Partners, We are facing a truly unprecedented and challenging situation with the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Resource Parent Toolkit


For social workers and staff, please log into Our County. Our Kids. Secure Staff Tool Kit.

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