Programs & Services


Programs & Services

Stanford Sierra Youth & Families provides a full range of programs and services to support each family and child. 

Adoption & Permanency Services

There are many facets to the foster adoption process and Stanford Sierra Youth & Families’ Adoption and Permanency Services are designed to lead children to permanent and stable homes, regardless of the avenue taken. LEARN MORE

Either contact your local office to schedule an orientation or complete an adoption/resource family inquiry form.


From orientation to post-adoption support, Stanford Sierra Youth & Families hosts monthly trainings and support groups for families in different stages of the adoption/permanency journey. LEARN MORE

Pre and Post Adoption Services

The adoption journey doesn’t end when the papers are signed. We understand needs may arise, long after the paperwork is complete. Through an array of services, Stanford Sierra Youth & Families offers support to every family continuing through the process. LEARN MORE

Family Preservation

With our unique focus on permanency, we provide Family Preservation services to every type of family – birth, kinship, foster, and adoptive – to promote secure attachment with lifelong permanency as the goal. LEARN MORE

Wonder Mentoring Program

For many foster children, there is an absence of even one consistent, caring adult. We believe no child should go through foster care alone. Through our Wonder Mentor program we pair foster children, one-to-one, with a mentor who is often the single reliable presence in that child’s life. LEARN MORE