The Santa Clara County Recruitment Collaborative is a joint effort between the County’s Foster Family Agencies (FFA’s) and the County recruitment team with the mission to provide every youth in foster care an opportunity to reach their full potential through collaborative recruitment efforts that increase the number of Trauma Informed Resource Families in Santa Clara County that support reunification and other permanency options.
Goals: Collaborate our efforts in recruitment, education, marketing and communication to ensure that no potential Resource Parents are lost due to insufficient information and lack of responsiveness. Ensure all potential families are offered a choice in agency that best meets their needs. Agencies to have creative, innovative and targeted recruitment plans.
Desired Outcomes: To increase Resource Families in Santa Clara County by 30% during fiscal year 2017-18.
To find out more about how to be a Foster/Resource Parent, contact one our collaborative members below:
Provides Resource Family Approval, Respite, Adoption and Guardianship. For more information call 408- 299-KIDS (5437).
Provides Intensive Services Foster Care, Resource Family Homes, Fost-Adopt Homes, Therapeutic Foster Care, Adoption, Respite Homes and Professional Parent Homes. For more information send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-380-5300
Provides Adoption, Therapeutic Foster Care, Intensive Treatment Foster Care (ITFC), Respite, Non-Minor Dependent Homes and Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC). Their Foster Care and Adoption team provides 24/7 support services to all the youth and families in the program.
S.T.A.R. Programs Foster Family Agency serves youth of all ages in Santa Clara and surrounding counties. They provide services for youth and young adults in foster care as well as Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC). S.T.A.R. is currently recruiting resource parents including those who are able to provide Intensive Treatment Foster Care/Intensive Services Foster Care services for youth with increased behavioral needs. For more information contact:
Vicky Taylor Phone: 669-230-4015 x 103 Email: email@example.com
Refugee Foster Care (RFC) resettles Unaccompanied Minors into long-term foster homes throughout the Bay Area and continues supportive services to both the youth and families. With a large staff, they are able to support families with an assigned social worker, case manager, Parent Partner/Family Preservationist, education coordinator, on-staff clinician, and many more. For more information contact:
Uplift’s provides essential training for incoming resource parents to prepare them for whichever type of resource family they choose to be – concurrent (foster/adopt), adoption matching, ITFC, Resource Family, Professional Parent – Matrix, Professional Parent – PSCSRT, Respite Only, or Therapeutic Foster Care Homes. For more information contact:
New Families, Inc. – Contact Curt McClellan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-888-2111
New Families Inc, Foster Family Agency specializes in foster care, reunification, foster to adopt and ISFC (Intensive Service Foster Care) services; as a bilingual (Spanish and English) trauma informed agency, they are dedicated to serving their Resource Parents so they can enrich each child’s ability to heal and thrive.