How to Foster a Child or Teen

Become a “Forever Family”

Foster Care and Adoption Services through EMQ FamiliesFirst

You can be the hope for a foster teen or a foster child by becoming a foster parent or adoptive parent with EMQ FamiliesFirst. Homes are especially needed for sibling sets, teenagers and children with medical or developmental needs.

Any family regardless of age, gender, race, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression is able to foster or adopt a foster child or teen.

Call now to talk to someone about foster parenting: (877) 488-5437, or email your information to learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent.

To find a Foster Family open house in your area, please call (877) 488-5437.

Serving Children and Families in Crisis Throughout California

FamiliesFirst offers Foster Care & Adoption Services in the following counties:

AlamedaMarinSanta Clara
AmadorMercedSanta Cruz
CalaverasMontereySolano
Contra CostaPlacerStanislaus
El DoradoSacramentoSutter
FresnoSan BenitoTuolumne
KernSan FranciscoTulare
KingsSan FranciscoYolo
MaderaSan MateoYuba

Need more info? Visit our FAQ on foster care and adoption.