Apply to Become a Foster or Adoptive Resource Family

Thank you for your interest in fostering or adopting children from foster care. Please call or email the contact in your region to request an application or to find out about parent training classes or upcoming orientation dates:

Los Angeles County Office

Michelle Ramos
6345 Balboa Blvd., Ste. 130
Encino, CA 91316
818-493-6682
mramos@waldenfamily.org

Riverside County Office

Sherri Alley
3576 Arlington Avenue, Suite 106
Riverside CA 92506
951-801-7141
salley@waldenfamily.org

San Bernardino County Office

Sherri Alley
255 N D St #400
San Bernardino, CA 92401
951-801-7141
salley@waldenfamily.org

San Diego County Office

Julie Morey
8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100
San Diego CA 92123
619-727-5867
jmorey@waldenfamily.org

Visit our training calendar for classes in your area.

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5 6Los Angeles New Parent Orientation from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
7 8 9 10 11L.A. Resource Parent Training/Foundations from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
L.A. Resource Parent Training/Foundations from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
L.A. Resource Parent Training/Foundations from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
12 13 14 15San Diego New Parent Orientation from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
16 17 18L.A. Resource Parent Training/Intermediate from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
L.A. Resource Parent Training/Intermediate from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
19 20L.A. Resource Parent Ongoing Training from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
21 22Los Angeles New Parent Orientation from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Upcoming Events

  • May 22, 2019
    • Los Angeles New Parent OrientationLos Angeles New Parent OrientationTime: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
      Trainings held at: Walden Family Services, 6345 Balboa Boulevard Suite 130, Encino, CA 91316. Please RSVP to (818) 365-3665. Walden’s Parent Resource and Education Program (P.R.E.P) Training uses a competency-based program. The program prepares foster and adoptive resource families to provide children with the highest quality care. Both parents living in the home (fiance, significant other), even part-time, must attend all training classes in order to be considered for certification. Walden Family Services, 6345 Balboa Boulevard Suite 130, Encino, CA 91316 Map
  • June 1, 2019
    • S.D. Resource Parent PREP 1 & 2S.D. Resource Parent PREP 1 & 2Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      Sessions 1 & 2 Trainings held at: Walden Family Services, 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123. Please rsvp to Kacie Grossmeier at 619-727-5872. Walden’s Parent Resource and Education Program (PREP) Training uses a competency-based program. The program prepares foster and adoptive resource families to provide children with the highest quality care. Both parents living in the home (fiance, significant other), even part-time, must attend all training classes in order to be considered for certification. 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123 Map
  • June 5, 2019
    • San Diego New Parent OrientationSan Diego New Parent OrientationTime: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Trainings held at: Walden Family Services, 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123. Please rsvp to Kacie Grossmeier at 619-727-5872. Walden’s Parent Resource and Education Program (P.R.E.P) Training uses a competency-based program. The program prepares foster and adoptive resource families to provide children with the highest quality care. Both parents living in the home (fiance, significant other), even part-time, must attend all training classes in order to be considered for certification. 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123 Map
    • Los Angeles New Parent OrientationLos Angeles New Parent OrientationTime: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Trainings held at: Walden Family Services, 6345 Balboa Boulevard Suite 130, Encino, CA 91316. Please RSVP to (818) 365-3665. Walden’s Parent Resource and Education Program (P.R.E.P) Training uses a competency-based program. The program prepares foster and adoptive resource families to provide children with the highest quality care. Both parents living in the home (fiance, significant other), even part-time, must attend all training classes in order to be considered for certification. Walden Family Services, 6345 Balboa Boulevard Suite 130, Encino, CA 91316 Map
  • June 8, 2019
    • S.D. Resource Parent PREP 3 & 4S.D. Resource Parent PREP 3 & 4Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      Sessions 3 & 4 Trainings held at: Walden Family Services, 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123. Please rsvp to Kacie Grossmeier at 619-727-5872. Walden’s Parent Resource and Education Program (PREP) Training uses a competency-based program. The program prepares foster and adoptive resource families to provide children with the highest quality care. Both parents living in the home (fiance, significant other), even part-time, must attend all training classes in order to be considered for certification. 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123 Map
    • (copy) L.A. Resource Parent Training/Foundations PREP #3(copy) L.A. Resource Parent Training/Foundations PREP #3Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      Topic: Healthy Relationships and Communication Trainings held at: Walden Family Services, 6345 Balboa Boulevard Suite 130, Encino, CA 91316. Please RSVP to (818) 365-3665. Walden’s Parent Resource and Education Program (P.R.E.P) Training uses a competency-based program. The program prepares foster and adoptive resource families to provide children with the highest quality care. Both parents living in the home (fiance, significant other), even part-time, must attend all training classes in order to be considered for certification. 6345 Balboa Boulevard Suite 130, Encino, CA 91316 Map
  • June 15, 2019
    • S.D. Resource Parent PREP 5 & 6S.D. Resource Parent PREP 5 & 6Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
      Sessions 5 & 6 Trainings held at: Walden Family Services, 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123. Please rsvp to Kacie Grossmeier at 619-727-5872. Walden’s Parent Resource and Education Program (PREP) Training uses a competency-based program. The program prepares foster and adoptive resource families to provide children with the highest quality care. Both parents living in the home (fiance, significant other), even part-time, must attend all training classes in order to be considered for certification. 8525 Gibbs Drive, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92123 Map

See our full calendar for more.