Foster Parent Information Packet


Thank you for your interest in becoming a foster parent! 

Stanford Youth Solutions empowers youth and families to solve serious challenges that threaten their ability to stay together. We provide intensive, individualized programs that are proven effective for young people and families in difficult circumstances. They become stable and capable through our research-based, individualized approach.

We are determined to give each and every child a chance at a healthy, productive, and self-sufficient life.

Please download and read the information sheet on the right side of this page for an overview of the requirements, certification process, and answers to frequently asked questions. Next, download, complete, and email or mail the application to us.

The next step in the process is an orientation. Please contact us to set up a one-on-one personal orientation that is scheduled at your convenience or attend one of our group orientations held at our offices the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm. 

Thank you again for wanting to make a difference in the life of a child.  We look forward to working with you soon.


Molly Fechter-Leggett
Foster Care Director

If you have any questions, please call our office at (916) 344-0199