In SLO County, 95% of foster youth are removed from their homes due to neglect, meaning they lacked adequate food, clothing, housing or supervision.

Childhood should never be unsafe. As a foster parent, you’ll be their refuge from instability & change the course of their lives for the better.

  • Do you have a genuine desire to help foster youth who have experienced challenging circumstances?
  • Are you open to having your home assessed for health & safety requirements?
  • Are you able to provide safe, reliable transportation?
  • Will you attend regular training & support groups?
  • Are you free of a criminal record & drug and/or alcohol problems?
  • Comprehensive training on how to parent youth impacted by trauma
  • Tax-free monthly financial support
  • Team support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Two home visits each month by an FCNI Social Worker
  • Parent support groups





Put your compassion into action! Join us in transforming lives for the better in our community.