What is Foster Care?
Foster Care is a temporary placement, which assists children
in preparing for return to their birth parents or for a more
permanent placement such as adoption or guardianship. Social
workers visit the home on a regular basis to provide
services to support the children's needs. Foster parents
receive ongoing financial and medical assistance.
A Home For Me
CFS provides the community with information, training, and
support needed to pursue foster care and adoption. Our
procedures are flexible, culturally sensitive and responsive
to the needs of the community. Staff are available to assist
you through the process of becoming a foster or adoptive
Foster and adoptive parents are encouraged to team with each
other and CFS staff to support the child and themselves.
CFS staff regularly schedule foster care and adoption
orientations throughout the county. These orientations are
designed to describe the roles of foster and adoptive
Click Here to view
our schedule: Orientation Schedule
Click here to view
our brochure: Foster/Adoptive
Parent Recruitment Brochure
To learn more on how to become a foster parent in San
Bernardino County, please e-mail Foster
Home Services or call us at 1-800-722-4477.