PS-MAPP offers:

  • Daytime, evening and Saturday trainings throughout Los Angeles County
  • Training series in English and in Spanish
  • We have also completed a class in Korean

You must complete the following steps to become an LA County Resource (Foster/Adoptive) Parent:

  1. The first step is to attend Orientation sponsored by Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and Community Care Licensing (CCL). To register, please call 888-811-1121.
  2. Once your DCFS orientation is complete, the next step is to get a free Live-Scan through DCFS.
  3. Finally, enroll for PS-MAPP Training consisting of 33 hours of classes during six consecutive weeks. 

Upon completion of required steps #1 and #2, you start the PS-MAPP registration process (step #3).