What benefits do Resource Parents receive to help care for children in foster care?

Families receive the following support and resources:

  • A monthly reimbursement for food, shelter, clothing, and recreation for each child.
  • Medical and dental coverage for each foster child through the Medi-Cal program.
  • On-going training to enhance their knowledge and skills so they can provide the best possible care to meet the unique needs of children in foster care.
  • Support and supervision from agency workers.
  • The satisfaction of knowing they have reached out a helping hand to children when it was so desperately needed.
  • The reward of knowing there is something of themselves remaining with every child long after they have left the home.
  • The knowledge their own lives have been enriched in some way by each child.