Alternatives to Detention - Foster Parent-Emergency Care


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Throughout North CountyVista, CA 92084


Have you ever wanted to help a child? By providing parent-emergency care, you will be helping low-risk Juvenile Offenders (ages 13-17) who cannot be returned home for reasons such as safety.

Requirements for Foster Parents!

  • 21 years old and up
  • Have at least 2 bedrooms
  • Adequate source of income
  • Must be available nights and evening if single
  • Ensure 24 hour supervision
  • Child must have separate bed
  • Attend all foster parent certification and training
  • Be able to work in partnership with foster care team

We will provide YOU with: 24 Hour Support, Respite Assistance, Comprehensive Training, and Monthly Reimbursements.

If interested please contact Megan Clauson directly at:

San Diego Youth Services/ Office (619)221-8600 ext. 2297


  • Youth Services
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Child Welfare
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Hospitality

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • SDYS Foster Care Training and Certification contact: 619-221-8610 ext 276

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