37 people are interested
Due to COVID 19 More children Need Foster Parents - Become a Foster / Resource Parent
ORGANIZATION: New Alternatives, Inc. Foster Family Agency
Please visit the new page to apply.
37 people are interested
We NEED certified foster/resource homes for children, ages 0-18 THROUGHOUT SAN DIEGO COUNTY. Our office is in Escondido, but many children need homes in the South and East part of the county.
We are looking for compassionate and loving adults; single, married or partnered (21 years and older) willing to open their hearts and homes to children who need a healing family experience. It takes a variety of families to provide support to children of all genders, sexual orientations, ethnic group and ages in need of parents who will be sensitive to them. LGBTQI welcome!
Our agency works hard to support foster/resource parents. We make training easy (Online and in-person). We come to you for the entire certification process and there is no charge to the applicant for the certification process.
One person can make a profound difference in the life of a child. Please be that person.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About New Alternatives, Inc. Foster Family Agency
3589 4th Avenue San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, US
New Alternatives, Inc,. Foster Family Agency is a non-profit that is dedicated to the philosophy that all children have the right to develop as healthy, happy, successful and contributing individuals.
New Alternatives Inc., Foster Family Agency has served more than 1,000 foster children, youth and non-minor dependents since 1986. Many placements have moved to Guardianship and Adoption within three years. Over 4,500 children in San Diego County need a safe and loving home. We are contracted by the County and receive referrals for children in need of care. We are looking for compassionate and loving adults, single, married, or partnered (21 years or older) to open their hearts and homes to children and youth who need a healing family experience. It takes a variety of families to provide support to foster children and youth of all genders, ethnic groups, and ages in need of parents who will be sensitive to them. Successful foster/resource parents are typically drawn to service and have a heart for vulnerable populations.
Multiple locations San Diego, CA 92103
September 13, 2023
- Youth Services
- Child Welfare
- Child Care
- Child Development
- Mental Health
- Life Coaching
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Training (Online) and certification process at no cost.
- The process of becoming an NAI parent involves a background check, specialized online training provided by New Alternatives, an inspection of your home, a willing commitment and a loving stable home.