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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.

Learn more about becoming a professional parent, short term 60 day or 6 month stay.

Serving Children and Families in Crisis Throughout California

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

AlamedaMarinSanta Cruz
Contra CostaPlacerSutter
El DoradoSacramentoTuolumne
FresnoSan BenitoTulare
KernSan FranciscoYolo
KingsSan MateoYuba
MaderaSanta Clara

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