Permanent Family Connections Description


Become a Foster Parent
Open Your Home, Open Your Heart


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To find out more, call 916-368-5114 or e-mail

Right now, there are 1,618 abused and neglected Sacramento youth without a home and a shortage of compassionate foster parents to care for them. Become a foster parent with Stanford Youth Solutions + Sierra Forever Families to be part of the solution. 

We walk you through the process and provide complete support for you to successfully care for a child who desperately needs a safe, loving family like yours to call their own. Most families can be approved within three months. 

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We need your help to give local children a loving home and foster their growth.  

Become a foster parent and take on one of the most rewarding challenges in life: parenthood.

We need foster parents who are:

Deeply committed to giving a youth a home, time and attention

Patient, flexible and willing to learn

Over age 18 and healthy (no upper age limit)

Single, married or in a domestic partnership

Receiving a steady income

Living in an apartment, condo or house with room for a youth

A licensed driver, with a car and insurance

Ready to jump in? We will provide you with:

On-call support, 24 hours a day/7 days a week

Dedicated social workers with individualized support for youth and families

Free training

Multiple services in one location

Family support groups

Connections to community resources

Competitive rates

Respite services

Mentor parent support

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Not sure if you’re ready yet?

You can still help.

Consider becoming a Wonder mentor. 

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Have questions or need more information? Call us today at (916) 368-5114 to speak to a team member or attend one of our orientations.

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