Resource Family TrainingYouth in foster care all have one thing in common: They all need families to love and support them. Our County. Our Kids, a program of Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services, relies on resource families who are ready for the life-changing experience of helping to nurture and heal a child who needs a place to call home.
Fill out the below form to receive information on becoming a resource parent.
If you have questions about the Resource Family Approval process, please contact Leticia Alvarez at (805) 681-4542 or [email protected]. Orientations are offered in English only. Please contact Leticia Alvarez to arrange for orientations in another language.
Resource Family Orientations
Interested in having a child placed with you through Foster Care, Relative Placement or Adoption?
Please contact the RFA supervisor Leticia Alvarez at [email protected] or 805-681-4542 if you are interested in becoming a Resource Family.
For information about continuing education for resource parents, click here.