The first step in preparation for becoming a Resource Parent (Foster/Adoptive) is to attend a DCFS sponsored Orientation. If you have not completed this step, please call DCFS at 1-888-811-1121 to register. Once you have attended an Orientation you will need to Live Scan for DCFS. Contact DCFS at 213-351-0290 to arrange a visit to a local DCFS office during regular business hours.

For other questions and more information, please call or e-mail:

Alex Wallace, Program Coordinator
Phone: 213-640-3079
Toll-Free: 1-866-266-2655, ext. 3079

Gomanna Choi, Program Manager
Phone: 213-640-3082
Toll-Free 1-866-266-2655, ext. 3082

Para las clases en Español:

Mina Mata, Program Director
Phone 213-640-3083
Toll-Free 1-866-266-2655, ext. 3083